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[PCA] Delete Custom Network Fails With Error "Cannot perform operation Network Delete on a Server local Network" (Doc ID 2685917.1)

Last updated on APRIL 26, 2021

Applies to:

Private Cloud Appliance - Version 2.1.1 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

On Oracle Private Cloud Appliance, deleting a custom network using pca-admin command might fail with error, for example:

PCA> delete network example_net
************************************************************
 WARNING !!! THIS IS A DESTRUCTIVE OPERATION.
************************************************************
Are you sure [y/N]:y

Status: Failure
Error Message: Error (NETWORK_003): Exception while deleting network:
example_net. Failed to delete network example_net in OVM

PCA>

When this happened, errors from /var/log/ovca.log on primary management node can be observed as below:

[2020-04-30 05:36:17 257167] WARNING (ovm:147) ovmwsh script finished with error: 1
STDOUT: Looking for [network] [example_net]
Failed to run: Error: Job failed. Job description: Delete Network: example_net.
error: NETWORK_000008:Cannot perform operation Network Delete on a Server
local Network: example_net., summary state: FAILURE
JobDebugTranscript: Job Construction Phase
----------------------
Job ID: 1588224976611
 
begin()
Job: 1588224976611, Aborted from server, cleaning up client.
 
Error: Unexpected exception Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/var/lib/ovca/ovm_scripts/ovmws_utils.py", line 88, in do_job
    raise Exception(exception_txt)
Exception: Error: Job failed. Job description: Delete Network: example_net.
error: NETWORK_000008:Cannot perform operation Network Delete on a Server
local Network: example_net., summary state: FAILURE

Changes

A custom network was previously created through the OVM Manager web UI.

Cause

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