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Oracle VM: DOMU's Running on Oracle VM Server Shown as Stopped While it is Actually Running (Doc ID 2629408.1)

Last updated on MAY 26, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.4.5 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

In Oracle VM Manager UI, all the Guest VMs on a Oracle VM Server are shown as Stopped, while the Guest VMs are actually running fine. 

From /var/log/ovs-agent.log

2019-10-14 15:14:23 23494] ERROR (service:97) catch_error: [Errno 2] No such file or directory
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/agent/lib/service.py", line 95, in wrapper
return func(*args)
File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/agent/lib/stats.py", line 90, in get_last_boot_time
'last_boot_time': long(get_boot_time()[0])}
OSError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory
[2019-10-14 15:14:39 6566] ERROR (stats:104) Error collecting stats: [Errno 2] No such file or directory
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/agent/lib/stats.py", line 102, in run
self._run()
File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/agent/lib/stats.py", line 136, in _run
boot_time_sec, boot_tim_us = get_boot_time()
OSError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory
[2019-10-14 15:14:45 23643] ERROR (service:97) catch_error: [Errno 2] No such file or directory
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/agent/lib/service.py", line 95, in wrapper
return func(*args)
File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/agent/lib/stats.py", line 90, in get_last_boot_time
'last_boot_time': long(get_boot_time()[0])}
OSError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory
[2019-10-14 15:14:45 23644] ERROR (service:97) catch_error: [Errno 2] No such file or directory
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/agent/lib/service.py", line 95, in wrapper
return func(*args)
File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/agent/lib/stats.py", line 90, in get_last_boot_time
'last_boot_time': long(get_boot_time()[0])}
OSError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory 

Changes

 The Oracle VM Server was running from a long time and also the /var/run/utmp file was truncated.

Cause

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