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OLVM: End of .ovf File in OVA is Truncated When Exporting VM to OVA (Doc ID 2960363.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 28, 2023

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 8.6 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [5.4.17] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Linux x86-64


When trying exporting a VM to OVA, the end of the .ovf file in the .ova file is truncated like:

$ sed -e 's/</\n</g' ucr/vm.ovf_169365503/this/ovf | tail ; echo ""
</o     <--------- This should be </ovf:Envelope>

When importing the OVA to OLVM, engine shows an error and error log in /var/log/ovirt-engine/engine.log as following:

<DATE> ERROR [org.ovirt.engine.core.utils.ovf.OvfManager] (default task-33) [<UUID>] Error parsing OVF due to Error loading ovf, message The element type "ovf:Envelope" must be terminated by the matching end-tag "</ovf:Envelope>".


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