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Oracle VM: How to Manually Recreate vm.cfg file of a VM (Doc ID 2616832.1)

Last updated on MARCH 01, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.3.1 and later
Linux x86-64


In some cases, vm.cfg configuration file for VM which is stored under /OVS/Repositories/<repo uuid>/VirtualMachines/<vm uuid>/ in OVM server on which the VM is hosted or was last hosted may be deleted or removed by mistake.

As for a running VM, a missing vm.cfg file will not affect its running. However, to start the VM again after a poweroff, it needs the configuration file.

This document provides the step by step procedure to recover or recreate a missing vm.cfg file for a Guest VM.


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