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Create Repository fails with ''The backing device /dev/mapper/3600144f0c998ef2000005fc0f3f50001 is not allowed to contain partitions'. (Doc ID 2739785.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 24, 2020

Applies to:

Private Cloud Appliance - Version 2.3.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Create Repository fails with:
'The backing device /dev/mapper/3600144f0c998ef2000005fc0f3f50001 is not allowed to contain partitions'.
AdminServer.log shows:
####<2020-12-01T15:00:46.878+0000> <Error> <com.oracle.ovm.mgr.api.job.InternalJob> <ovcamn05r1> <AdminServer> <Odof Tcp Client Thread: /127.0.0.1:54321/3111> <> <> <c2fc3d0f-d040-43ae-8f8e-942db887ed82-00000004> <1606834846878> <BEA-000000> <Job: Create File System on File Server: Local FS ovcacn07r1, Time: 1606834845243, Internal Error (Operation) OVMAPI_5001E Job: 1606834845243/Create File System on File Server: Local FS ovcacn07r1/Create File System on File Server: Local FS ovcacn07r1, failed. Job Failure Event: 1606834846721/Server Async Command Failed/OVMEVT_00C014D_001 Async command failed on server: ovcacn07r1. Object: 0004fb00000500005cdb06d18d98fe39, PID: 4824, Server error: 'The backing device /dev/mapper/3600144f0c998ef2000005fc0f3f50001 is not allowed to contain partitions', on server: ovcacn07r1, associated with object: 0004fb00000500005cdb06d18d98fe39 [Tue Dec 01 15:00:46 UTC 2020]
com.oracle.ovm.mgr.api.exception.JobFailureException: OVMAPI_5001E Job: 1606834845243/Create File System on File Server: Local FS ovcacn07r1/Create File System on File Server: Local FS ovcacn07r1, failed. Job Failure Event: 1606834846721/Server Async Command Failed/OVMEVT_00C014D_001 Async command failed on server: ovcacn07r1. Object: 0004fb00000500005cdb06d18d98fe39, PID: 4824,
Server error: 'The backing device /dev/mapper/3600144f0c998ef2000005fc0f3f50001 is not allowed to contain partitions'
, on server: ovcacn07r1, associated with object: 0004fb00000500005cdb06d18d98fe39 [Tue Dec 01 15:00:46 UTC 2020]
at com.oracle.ovm.mgr.api.job.JobEngine.checkJobStatus(JobEngine.java:685)
at com.oracle.ovm.mgr.api.job.JobEngine.objectAsyncStart(JobEngine.java:636)
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Changes

LUN '/dev/mapper/3600144f0c998ef2000005fc0f3f50001' has previously been used a physical disk for a VM Guest.

Cause

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