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OLVM: Configure Watchdog Action on VM Crash (Doc ID 2611356.1)

Last updated on JULY 25, 2023

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.6 and later
Linux x86-64


By default, when a Linux Virtual Machine crashes in OLVM it stays crashed, does not reset.

To configure different actions to be taken, the OLVM Watchdog and the VM Watchdog service must be properly configured.
This is the list of all watchdog actions currently available in OLVM 4.2.8:


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In this Document
 Configure Watchdog in OLVM
 Configure Watchdog in the Linux Virtual Machine
 Enable and Start the Watchdog service:

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