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OLVM: OVA Import from VMWare Fails With Error: "qemu-img: /var/tmp/v2vovle7f2db.qcow2: Unknown driver 'https'" (Doc ID 2658117.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 01, 2021

Applies to:

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


Import of VM in OLVM fails.

Following error appears in import log:

check_host_free_space: overlay_dir=/var/tmp free_space=11676876800
[ 2.7] Creating an overlay to protect the source from being modified
qemu-img 'create' '-q' '-f' 'qcow2' '-b' 'json: { "file.cookie": "vmware_soap_session=\"fcafca2d3902ea41ae3322f60dec280927ba0717\"", "file.sslverify": "off", "file.driver": "https", "file.url": "", "file.timeout": 2000 }' '-o' 'compat=1.1,backing_fmt=raw' '/var/tmp/v2vovle7f2db.qcow2'
qemu-img: /var/tmp/v2vovle7f2db.qcow2: Unknown driver 'https'
Could not open backing image to determine size.
virt-v2v: error: qemu-img command failed, see earlier errors
rm -rf '/var/tmp/null.3PUXJx'
libguestfs: trace: close
libguestfs: closing guestfs handle 0x556717805a60 (state 0)


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