Category Archives: RHEV

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 https://skrinhitam.wordpress.com/ovirt-engine/api -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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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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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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RHEV/oVirt Environment is Non Responsive with Errors as: Received fatal alert: certificate_expired

Assalamualaikum. Issue 1. Certificates have expired and all hosts are non responsive 2. Getting error as below in the engine logs: ERROR [org.ovirt.engine.core.vdsbroker.irsbroker.UploadStreamVDSCommand] (DefaultQuartzScheduler_Worker-64) [6d32f092] Command ‘UploadStreamVDSCommand(HostName = xyz, UploadStreamVDSCommandParameters:{runAsync=’true’, hostId=’12345dbe-1db1-11e1-ade1-00215e97f418′})’ execution failed: javax.net.ssl.SSLHandshakeException: Received fatal alert: certificate_expired ERROR [org.ovirt.engine.core.bll.UploadStreamCommand] … Continue reading

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