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OLVM 4.4: KVM InstallFailed with error: "unable to load number from serial.txt", "error while loading serial number" (Doc ID 2940492.1)

Last updated on JUNE 05, 2024

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 8.5 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [5.4.17] and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

KVM InstallFailed, from /var/log/ovirt-engine/host-deploy/ovirt-host-deploy-ansible-*.log:
2023-04-06 14:25:06 NZST - TASK [ovirt-host-deploy-vdsm-certificates : Run PKI enroll request for vdsm and QEMU] ***
2023-04-06 14:25:06 NZST -
(Snip)
"stderr_lines" : [ "Using configuration from openssl.conf", "unable to load number from serial.txt", "error while loading serial number", "139946942551872:error:0D066096:asn1 encoding routines:a2i_ASN1_INTEGER:short line:crypto/asn1/f_int.c:140:", "Cannot sign certificate" ], 

Cause

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