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OLVM: Restore OLVM to a fresh Oracle Linux installation failed: FATAL: Can't connect to database 'ovirt_engine_history'. (Doc ID 2875820.1)

Last updated on JUNE 28, 2022

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.9 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [5.4.17] and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

After decommission of old OLVM host, restore OLVM to a fresh Oracle Linux installation failed with below error.


# engine-backup --mode=restore --scope=all --file=/path/to/backupfile --log=/path/to/restorelogfile --restore-permissions
Start of engine-backup with mode 'restore'
scope: all
archive file: /path/to/backupfile
log file: /path/to/restorelogfile
Preparing to restore:
- Unpacking file '/path/to/backupfile'
Restoring:
- Files
FATAL: Can't connect to database 'ovirt_engine_history'. Please see '/usr/bin/engine-backup --help'. 

 

Cause

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