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Engine-setup hangs on “Creating CA” During Installation

Assalamualaikum, Issue: ovirt-engine hang during installation. Stuck at Creating CA. Please confirm installation settings (OK, Cancel) [OK]: [ INFO ] Stage: Transaction setup [ INFO ] Stopping engine service [ INFO ] Stopping ovirt-fence-kdump-listener service [ INFO ] Stopping dwh … Continue reading

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Connect to RHEV/oVIrt Using CLI

Assalamualaikum, To connect to your RHEV/oVirt using CLI (rhevm-shell/ovirt-shell) # ovirt-shell -l -u admin@internal –ca-file /etc/pki/ovirt-engine/ca.pem Below is the location of the related certs. To connect ‘securely’ to the rhevm-shell, the following files are required to be passed: [key-file] … Continue reading

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How to Add One User to Multiple Groups

Assalamualaikum, The utility is usermod and is used like: usermod -a -G group1,group2 username Where username is the user you want to modify and group1 and group2 are the new groups you want that user to join. Running the command … Continue reading

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Ovirt/RHEV Storage NFS EXPORT Domain Not Empty Troubleshooting

Assalamualaikum.. Issue: you try to add Export Domain (NFS) but getting the error The selected storage path is not empty (probably contains another Storage Domain). Either remove the existing Storage Domain from this path, or change the Storage path). Cut … Continue reading

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How to Install Spacewalk 2.8 in CentOS7/RHEL7

Assalamualaikum.. This is the simplest way on how to install Spacewalk in CentOS 7 or RHEL 7. For details and complete explanation please go to official page HowToInstall Spacewalk. Pre-Requisites Outbound open ports 80, 443 Inbound open ports 80, 443, … Continue reading

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Ovirt/RHEV: Cannot Start SPM on Other Hypervisor (host)

Assalamualaikum, You keep getting below error whenever you try to put your hypervisor/host to Maintenance Mode. “Failed to change status of host Hypervisor01 due to a failure to stop the spm” Resolution: -Force SPM to restart on the other hypervisor/host. … Continue reading

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Changing the Hostname of an oVirt Manager/Engine

Assalamualaikum, Prepare relevant DNS and/or /etc/hosts records for the new name. If using DHCP, update the DHCP server’s configuration. Change the hostname. This is usually done by editing /etc/hostname and rebooting. There are other options and details which are not … Continue reading

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