Oracle VM - Virtualization Must Be Supported By CPU And Enabled In BIOS ("HVM guest support is unavailable") (Doc ID 1602165.1)

Last updated on MAY 22, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 2.1 and later
PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.54 to 8.54 [Release 8.4]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

While starting a guest VM (virtual machine) in Oracle VM Manager, the guest does not start but produces an error message similar to:

Server error message: Command: ['xm', 'create', '/OVS/Repositories/0004xxxx/VirtualMachines/0004fxxxxx/vm.cfg'] failed (1): stderr: Error: HVM guest support is unavailable: is VT/AMD-V supported by your CPU and enabled in your BIOS?
stdout: Using config file "/OVS/Repositories/0004xxxx/VirtualMachines/0004fxxxxx/vm.cfg"

Cause

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