[ovirt-users] Re: Deleting Snapshot failed

2022-02-26 Thread Joseph Goldman
Sounds to me as though it has completed the disk delete underneath but it has remained in the database. I've had similar issues with it also locking the images on the VM and making me worried it can not be started up should it shut down. Unfortunately the best fix I've found on a production

[ovirt-users] Re: Help installing oVirt on single machine, without cockpit

2021-12-27 Thread Joseph Goldman
Strahil's suggestion is to use the backup and restore function of the ovirt engine by essentially putting host into maintenance i.e. shutting down all VMs and the hosted engine, upgrading the host using the repositories to the latest ovirt version and then deploying the new version hosted

[ovirt-users] Re: Is vulnerable log4j package necessary in my ovirt repo?

2021-12-16 Thread Joseph Goldman
What does it matter if its in the repo but not installed? It would only be vulnerable to you if installed no? -- Original Message -- From: "Henry lol" To: "users" Sent: 16/12/2021 7:17:14 PM Subject: [ovirt-users] Is vulnerable log4j package necessary in my ovirt repo? Hello, I

[ovirt-users] Re: oVirt 3 Node with GlusterFS

2021-12-01 Thread Joseph Goldman
Sorry to be clearer There is 15 Spin disks total 9 SSD disks total Spin will be split into 3x RAID-5's on the physical hosts (5 disks) SSD will be split into 3x RAID-5's on the physical hosts (3 disks) My plan was as you said, create a single brick on each of the 3 spin RAID-5's and a single

[ovirt-users] oVirt 3 Node with GlusterFS

2021-11-30 Thread Joseph Goldman
Hi list, Building a new kit for a client, 3x servers each with a 5 disk RAID 5 10k SPIN and a 3 drive RAID 5 SSD I am thinking of doing a straight replica 3 GlusterFS, 1 for spin and 1 for SSD so a) all servers have technically local access to disks b) any server can die without much

[ovirt-users] Re: Adding physical RAM to the hosts

2021-04-12 Thread Joseph Goldman
How long had it been running before taking the screenshot? Especially if the hosted engine stayed active - it can take DWH some time to update (it doesn't poll for this info often, not sure on the specifics) Give it a good day and see if it updates on the dashboard. Further, have a look at

[ovirt-users] Re: oVirt Engine increase RAM and CPU

2021-02-22 Thread Joseph Goldman
Hi Marko,  I have also had this problem on an oVirt 4.3 install - I could never fix it and have not tried to upgrade to 4.4 yet - my workaround for now (as you have deduced) is to just 'up' it while running so its hotswapped in - annoying, but I think the best way around this without upgrade

[ovirt-users] Re: Another illegal disk snapshot problem!

2020-12-09 Thread Joseph Goldman
to be referenced in the xmldump. On 9/12/2020 11:54 pm, Benny Zlotnik wrote: The VM is running, right? Can you run: $ virsh -r dumpxml On Wed, Dec 9, 2020 at 2:01 PM Joseph Goldman wrote: Looks like the physical files dont exist: 2020-12-09 22:01:00,122+1000 INFO (jsonrpc/4) [api.virt] START merge(drive

[ovirt-users] Re: Another illegal disk snapshot problem!

2020-12-09 Thread Joseph Goldman
On top of this, looks like this redhat article may have the solution but I cant access it, any help someone? https://access.redhat.com/solutions/2852341 Thanks. On 9/12/2020 10:51 pm, Joseph Goldman wrote: This looks to be the problem: 2020-12-09 22:01:00,122+1000 INFO (jsonrpc/4) [api.virt

[ovirt-users] Re: Another illegal disk snapshot problem!

2020-12-09 Thread Joseph Goldman
Looks like the physical files dont exist: 2020-12-09 22:01:00,122+1000 INFO (jsonrpc/4) [api.virt] START merge(drive={u'imageID': u'23710238-07c2-46f3-96c0-9061fe1c3e0d', u'volumeID': u'4b6f7ca1-b70d-4893-b473-d8d30138bb6b', u'domainID': u'74c06ce1-94e6-4064-9d7d-69e1d956645b', u'poolID':

[ovirt-users] Re: Another illegal disk snapshot problem!

2020-12-08 Thread Joseph Goldman
On 8/12/2020 10:55 pm, Benny Zlotnik wrote: Do you know why your snapshot creation failed? Do you have logs with the error? Here is the log (grepped for ERROR only to keep it a bit less verbose): [root@ov-engine ~]# tail -f /var/log/ovirt-engine/engine.log | grep ERROR 2020-12-08

[ovirt-users] Another illegal disk snapshot problem!

2020-12-08 Thread Joseph Goldman
Hi List,  oVirt 4.3  I know there have been threads about this before - but I am unable to find the exact scenario I am facing.  I have a VM with 3 snapshots - Active, and 2 dated ones (technically created by vProtect)  After trying to do a fresh snapshot in the GUI it failed out and

[ovirt-users] Re: Ovirt Manager HA

2020-06-10 Thread Joseph Goldman
As the other response alluded to - proper HA ovirt engine is a hosted VM ovirt-engine. But the way oVirt is designed is that it just pushes configuration to the hosts - if your ovirt-engine dies, redeploying from backup should be fairly quick and painless - just some features may be

[ovirt-users] Re: [Possible SPAM] Re: Re: how to test incremental backup in 4.4

2020-06-09 Thread Joseph Goldman
. *From:* Gianluca Cecchi [mailto:gianluca.cec...@gmail.com] *Sent:* Tuesday, June 9, 2020, 6:49 PM *To:* Joseph Goldman *Cc:* users *Subject:* [Possible SPAM] Re: [ovirt-users] Re: how to test incremental backup in 4.4 On Tue, Jun 9, 2020 at 10:39 AM Joseph

[ovirt-users] Re: oVirt hosted engine install error: Failed to verify Power Management configuration

2020-05-22 Thread Joseph Goldman
What version of ovirt are you trying to install? It looks like it can't create the management network and at a quick thought, I believe 4.4 requires CentOS 8 and so the networking commands may be different hence the failure. Try 4.3. if you are trying 4.3 already, maybe try with the ovirt

[ovirt-users] HostedEngine HA Engine Network Status

2020-05-20 Thread Joseph Goldman
Hi List,  Running a 3 node setup for a client, i'm constantly having the HostedEngine move itself around, whatever node its on ends up penalizing its score so low that it forces a migrate to the other node.  Looking at /var/log/ovirt-hosted-engine-ha/agent.log shows a decent amount of:

[ovirt-users] Re: HostedEngine add more RAM

2020-05-18 Thread Joseph Goldman
VM: # hosted-engine --vm-start 6. Disable global maintenance On Sat, May 16, 2020 at 1:46 PM Strahil Nikolov via Users mailto:users@ovirt.org>> wrote: On May 14, 2020 12:41:13 AM GMT+03:00, Joseph Goldman mailto:jos...@goldman.id.au>> wrote: >Hi List, > >

[ovirt-users] HostedEngine add more RAM

2020-05-13 Thread Joseph Goldman
Hi List,  I'm having troubles adding more RAM to my HostedEngine VM. When the cluster first got up and running I only had a little bit of RAM so I only gave the HE 4GB, but i'm constantly getting BadHealth alerts so I want to up it to 8GB.  I have tried multiple ways - mostly any time i

[ovirt-users] Re: Moving Hosted Engine

2020-03-23 Thread Joseph Goldman
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[ovirt-users] Re: Moving Hosted Engine

2020-03-20 Thread Joseph Goldman
It is my understanding that yes taking a full backup and then redploying into a new storage domain using the backup is the correct way - I dont think you'd need a new physical server for it though unless you mean you are running on bare-metal. On 2020-03-20 11:04 PM,

[ovirt-users] Re: VM not getting up

2020-02-08 Thread Joseph Goldman
What does the event log and system logs say? Does the storage domain give any indication why it wont activate? Given you say using local storage, I assume you are mounting it via NFS locally ? If so check NFS mounts etc. Given it happened after a reboot im guessing it will be something

[ovirt-users] Re: Virtual disk attached to VM showing in the Webui but not identified by the system

2020-01-30 Thread Joseph Goldman
management, but I thought it was to Ovirt to manage all attached disk. I'm new to Ovirt ecosystem. Thanks again. Eugène NG Le jeu. 30 janv. 2020 à 03:33, Joseph Goldman a écrit : Like a normal hard-disk, you will need to format it - currently it is just a 'physical' device (/dev/vdb), you'll

[ovirt-users] Re: Virtual disk attached to VM showing in the Webui but not identified by the system

2020-01-29 Thread Joseph Goldman
Like a normal hard-disk, you will need to format it - currently it is just a 'physical' device (/dev/vdb), you'll need to create a partition table, then a partition, then format that partition to a filesystem. This is not anything specific with oVirt or VM's - just general harddrive

[ovirt-users] Re: 0virt VMs status down after host reboot

2020-01-29 Thread Joseph Goldman
There is an important distinction though, if your reboot process involves shutting down the VM's cleanly - then rebooting the server - they will not auto start - however if their operation was interrupted and they are listed as Highly Available, then they will be automatically restarted. I

[ovirt-users] Re: API OVA export - getting job id/job status

2020-01-24 Thread Joseph Goldman
How do you go with big virtual disk's? I run a file server with a 2TB virtual disk, but don't want a 2TB data log to back up every time I run it. Same goes with a heap of VMs with 100Gb disks, I don't really want to take up another 100gb of space every day I back up, that's why my current

[ovirt-users] Re: High level network advice request

2020-01-23 Thread Joseph Goldman
This is really a situational question. Short answer is - there's no problem running everything on ovirtmgmt network - I do it, especially if what your deploying on is essentially one big network. Its just the VM's bridged into your hosts NIC. The long answer is, you can create many networks

[ovirt-users] Re: oVirt on a Single Server

2020-01-21 Thread Joseph Goldman
I run a single server setup for my home needs / lab work - and did exactly as you described, run NFS on the server and mount it locally. Little bit of overhead at the top end of performance, but we talking a home lab so over-all it runs fine. On 2020-01-21 6:35 PM, webma...@hotmail.com

[ovirt-users] Re: oVirt on a Single Server

2020-01-21 Thread Joseph Goldman
I dont think a bare-metal engine can be a compute node as well. On 2020-01-21 6:46 PM, Tony Brian Albers wrote: On Tue, 2020-01-21 at 07:35 +, webma...@hotmail.com wrote: Hello, I can't seem to install the self-hosted engine onto local storage. It gives me glustefs, iscsi, fc, and nfs as

[ovirt-users] Re: Ovirt backup

2020-01-19 Thread Joseph Goldman
So far for me - vProtect has been the easiest and most seamless to use, along with having some other handy 'included' features (like the application backup) and having a central server with remote nodes so you can have one management server for multiple DC / Cluster environments. Still uses

[ovirt-users] Re: is there any feature of load balancing for engine??

2020-01-07 Thread Joseph Goldman
WIth an engine on bare-metal, and highly specced bare-metal, I find it hard to imagine a scenario where it would be too overwhelming for the engine to handle. If you are that worried, I would block it into logical areas, either by City, DC, Cluster etc. But unless you are talking about an

[ovirt-users] Re: VM auto start with Host?

2020-01-05 Thread Joseph Goldman
High Availability will start a host that was interrupted - but there is no auto-start for VM's (yet) after a clean shutdown. A full clean shutdown should be very rare or not recommended in any environment but it does happen (think a DC move or something). The auto-start feature along with

[ovirt-users] Re: Looking for Ovirt Consultants

2020-01-05 Thread Joseph Goldman
Do you also have backups of the engine ? from engine-backup utility in particular? If so - both standalone and hosted engine should be fairly easy to recover with a backup file. On 6/1/20 9:55 am, adrianquint...@gmail.com wrote: Bob, Is your environment hyperconverged? if yes, what is the

[ovirt-users] Re: CPU Type compatibility matrix

2019-12-10 Thread Joseph Goldman
The matrix is basically Intel ARK - oVirt, from my understanding, will set the cluster to the minimum supported set of instructions. Meaning if they are identical instruction sets across all CPU's - then nothing is lost, but if even 1 CPU in the cluster has less available features then the

[ovirt-users] Re: VLANs with one NIC in ovirt

2019-12-05 Thread Joseph Goldman
Yes, under networks you can create new and specify VLAN tags. When you add NIC's under the VM, you choose the new Network you chose and the interface on the VM will be automatically then on that VLAN. On 6/12/19 3:59 pm, siove...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, is it possible to use different VLANs

[ovirt-users] Re: Moving HostedEngine

2019-11-27 Thread Joseph Goldman
other VMs off the host running Engine before doing the backup. This will be the host you will restore onto. On Wed, 27 Nov 2019 09:46:23 + *Joseph Goldman * wrote Hi List,  In one of my installs, I set up the first storage domain (and where the HostedEngine

[ovirt-users] Moving HostedEngine

2019-11-27 Thread Joseph Goldman
Hi List,  In one of my installs, I set up the first storage domain (and where the HostedEngine is) on a bigger NFS NAS - since then I have created a Gluster volume that spans the 3 hosts and I'm putting a few VM's in there for higher reliability (as SAN is single point of failure) namely I'd

[ovirt-users] Windows 2019 Server - Memory Usage

2019-11-24 Thread Joseph Goldman
Hi List,  My Windows Server 2019 installs dont seem to report memory usage to the ovirt engine. They have the ovirt-guest-agent installed, is there something else I need to do to get them reporting back to the engine/hypervisor? Thanks, Joe ___

[ovirt-users] Re: [Possible SPAM] Re: Re: VM Lock state location

2019-11-24 Thread Joseph Goldman
where vm_guid='0eb29824-f1ca-4d27-bf57-a3ed36c40c18';" On Sun, Nov 24, 2019, 6:35 PM Joseph Goldman <mailto:jos...@goldman.id.au>> wrote: I'm going to answer my own question here - as I figured it out about 2 minutes after sending the email, and hopefully for other

[ovirt-users] Re: VM Lock state location

2019-11-24 Thread Joseph Goldman
:56 AM, Joseph Goldman wrote: Hi *,  Trying to figure out where a VM's lockstate is stored.  I have a few VM's that seem to be stuck in lock state.  I have done an ./unlock_entity.sh -t all, and a -q gives me nothing in a lock state.  I have jumped on psql DB direct and looked through as m

[ovirt-users] VM Lock state location

2019-11-24 Thread Joseph Goldman
Hi *,  Trying to figure out where a VM's lockstate is stored.  I have a few VM's that seem to be stuck in lock state.  I have done an ./unlock_entity.sh -t all, and a -q gives me nothing in a lock state.  I have jumped on psql DB direct and looked through as many tables as I can looking for