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Importing a VM Using OVA in OLVM Fails With Error: "virt-v2v: error: source has no hard disks!" (Doc ID 2652031.1)

Last updated on MAY 12, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.4.6 and later
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.7 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [4.14.35] and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

 Importing a VM using OVA Fails with the below Error:

#/var/log/vdsm/import/import-XXXX.log

virt-v2v: warning: could not parse ovf:Name from OVF document
source name: package
hypervisor type: vmware
VM genid:
memory: 1099511627776 (bytes)
nr vCPUs: 1
CPU vendor:
CPU model:
CPU topology:
CPU features:
firmware: bios
display:
video:
sound:
disks:
removable media:
NICs:
virt-v2v: error: source has no hard disks!
rm -rf '/var/tmp/ova.wQzoFe'
rm -rf '/var/tmp/null.PerVNh'
libguestfs: trace: close
libguestfs: closing guestfs handle 0x55ffaeb09ae0 (state 0)
libguestfs: trace: close
libguestfs: closing guestfs handle 0x55ffaeaf9860 (state 0)

Changes

The ova file was exported from OVM 

Cause

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