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OLVM: Live VM Migration Failing Between KVM Hosts with libvirtError "Attempt to migrate guest to the same host localhost.localdomain" (Doc ID 2731054.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 24, 2021

Applies to:

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


Live migration failure for all the VMs in the environment with the following error in the /var/log/ovirt-engine/engine.log:

ERROR [org.ovirt.engine.core.dal.dbbroker.auditloghandling.AuditLogDirector] (EE-ManagedThreadFactory-engine-Thread-18) [] EVENT_ID: VM_MIGRATION_FAILED(65), Migration failed (VM: <vm_name>, Source: x.x.x.x).

2020-11-20 10:48:44,322-0500 ERROR (migsrc/193b527a) [virt.vm] (vmId='193b527a-418c-4b27-bcd7-cd3e60cdcc58') Failed to migrate (migration:450)
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/vdsm/virt/", line 431, in _regular_run
time.time(), migrationParams, machineParams
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/vdsm/virt/", line 505, in _startUnderlyingMigration
self._perform_with_conv_schedule(duri, muri)
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/vdsm/virt/", line 591, in _perform_with_conv_schedule
self._perform_migration(duri, muri)
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/vdsm/virt/", line 525, in _perform_migration
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/vdsm/virt/", line 100, in f
ret = attr(*args, **kwargs)
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/vdsm/common/", line 131, in wrapper
ret = f(*args, **kwargs)
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/vdsm/common/", line 94, in wrapper
return func(inst, *args, **kwargs)
File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/", line 1781, in migrateToURI3
if ret == -1: raise libvirtError ('virDomainMigrateToURI3() failed', dom=self)
libvirtError: internal error: Attempt to migrate guest to the same host localhost.localdomain  <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<


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