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Create VM Guest using OVA File fails with 'gtar: Unexpected EOF in archive' (Doc ID 2762647.1)

Last updated on MARCH 22, 2021

Applies to:

Private Cloud Appliance - Version 2.3.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Creating a VM Guest based on a OVA file fails with error:
OVMAPI_6000E Internal Error: OVMAPI_5001E Job: 1616069848364/Import Virtual Appliance to Repository: Repo. URL: http://xx.xx.xx.xx/../VM.ova/Import Virtual Appliance to Repository: Repo. URL: http://xx.xx.xx.xx/../VM.ova, failed. 
Job Failure Event: 1616069916525/Server Async Command Failed/OVMEVT_00C014D_001 Async command failed on server: ovcacn08r1. 
Object: VM.ova, PID: 10768, Server error: Command: (['gtar', 'xf', '/OVS/Repositories/0004fb0000030000db3005f63dc76b19/Assemblies/1108144e03/package.ova', '--no-same-owner', '-C',
'/OVS/Repositories/0004fb0000030000db3005f63dc76b19/Assemblies/1108144e03/unpacked']) failed: returncode: 2, stdout: , stderr: gtar: Unexpected EOF in archive gtar: rmtlseek not stopped at a record boundary 
gtar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now , on server: ovcacn08r1, associated with object: 1108144e03 [Thu Mar 18 12:18:37 UTC 2021]




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