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OVM: Error - UUID is invalid, for OCFS2 filesystem created for migration of repository using rsync (Doc ID 2957168.1)

Last updated on JUNE 22, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.4.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Customer was using the below KM document to migration repository.

Oracle VM 3: Migrating a SAN Server Pool File System to a Different Storage Array (Doc ID 1919855.1)

The procedure used to migrate repository involves steps to create ocfs2 filesystem manually on target LUN
and using rsync to copy the data.

This is causing issues with expected UUID in OVM 3.4 as it is not complying with the expected format.

--> Ignoring file system with UUID [402f26385d7c450f908048b28226da72] because the UUID is invalid. Reason: UUID: 402f26385d7c450f908048b28226da72, is not a valid Oracle UUID>




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