I am using a script to make weekly backups of my VMs, but I really dont
need more than 1-2 weeks per VM. I pulled open my NFS share where the
export domain points to, but all the VM's have a long guid and I cannot see
which folder corresponds to which backup.
For example, when I click "Import"
I am a little confused on why my CentOS box is using so much RAM. I
currently have a small test setup which only has *12GB* of ram total.
When I log into the administrative interface it tells me:
of 15.5 GiB
Over commit: 39% (allocated 45%)
11.1 GB Used
Currently I am
I was doing some testing and recently rebuilt my homelab using a Xeon-D
based board. I did not have anything too important, so I thought this
would be a good chance to test re-importing my backups and seeing how well
I created a new export domain and copied all of my old VM's into this
On Mon, Aug 14, 2017 at 12:24 AM, Wesley Stewart <wstewa...@gmail.com>
> I was doing some testing and recently rebuilt my homelab using a Xeon-D
> based board. I did not have anything too important, so I thought this
> would be a good chance to test re-import
at 4:04 PM, Johan Bernhardsson <jo...@kafit.se> wrote:
> It is a bug that is also present in 16.04. The log directory in
> /var/log/ovirt-guest-agent has the wrong user (or permission) It should
> have ovirtagent as user and group.
> On Tue, 2017-08-08 at
I am having trouble getting the ovirt agent working on Ubuntu 17.04
(perhaps it just isnt there yet)
Currently I have two test machines a 16.04 and a 17.04 ubuntu servers.
*On the 17.04 server*:
ovirt-guest-agent (126.96.36.199.dfsg-2), and service --status-all reveals a few
sudo systemctl status ovirt-guest-agent.service (now reports as active
On Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 4:14 PM, Wesley Stewart <wstewa...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Actually just got it working.
> 17.04 seems to have version .12-1 of python-ethtool.
> I simply removed it and
Just wanted to add my input. I just recently noticed the same thing.
Luckily i was just testing Zentyal, but when I installed python-apt after
reading the error message, apt seemed to completely break. I would be
curious on a workaround/fix for this as well.
On Fri, Aug 4, 2017 at 9:28 AM,
I had an issue importing VMs from an export domain I was trying out. The
template would fail to copy over, and be stuck in a "paused" state where I
could not delete or modify the VM. I was able to fix this by dropping into
the SQL database and running:
*psql engine -c "SELECT vm_guid, vm_name
Back when I first installed ovirt a couple months ago, I tried importing
VMs through my export domain and one of the VM's got "stuck" in the process.
Importing VM Server_BACKUP_20170807_010018 to Cluster OVIRT-Cluster Aug 13,
2017 11:59:29 PM N/A 751cb290-7cb8-4ed7-a4e7-e8b9743cf2dc
working normally, until one of these device is activated or used.
On Sat, Oct 7, 2017 at 8:09 PM, Wesley Stewart <wstewa...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for the quick response Charles! Only had a second so I have not
> taken a look at the logs yet...
> But after rei
dont know how difficult it is to use an old data domain in a new install.
Would it be as simple as copying the files over into the new domain?
On Sat, Oct 7, 2017 at 8:35 PM, Wesley Stewart <wstewa...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I checked under:
> I do
I have a single server that is running ovirt as a host and a storage
domain. I ran an update when the GUI told me that there was one.
I shutdown all of the VM's, placed the host in maintenance mode and did the
update. Upon rebooting the server, I was able to pull my VM's online
> Most answers reside in the agent.log under /var/log/hosted-engine-ha/.
> Tail that for a bit and see what pops up. You can also review vdsm log
> under /var/log
> I've found that looking at these two logs and just trying a few things
> yields results
> On Sat
I have a windows guest that I use to use without issue, but since upgrading
from 4.1.4 to 4.1.6 I cannot get a mouse to pass through to the VM using
Keyboard using USB passthrough and my GPU works without an issue. I have
tried multiple mice with the same issue, they just wont
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Shouldnt the host have *3_2* & *3_3*, not *3_1 *& *3_2*? even though this
is what the gui has listed for the keyboard and mouse?
On Mon, Oct 9, 2017 at 12:45 PM, Wesley Stewart <wstewa...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I have a windows guest that I use to
I have noticed this a couple times now. digging through the logs, it looks
like the host decided to become unresponsive:
2017-08-24 12:09:05,365-04 INFO
ResourceManager::vdsNotResponding entered for Host
> On Thu, Aug 24, 2017 at 3:32 PM, Wesley Stewart <wstewa...@gmail.com>
> > I have noticed this a couple times now. digging through the logs, it
> > like the host decided to become unresponsive:
I also had to run the "ip link del" commands on the ovirtmgmt interface to
make sure it was removed.
After detaching, and re-importing my data domain everything seems to be
working so far. Keyboard is at least working with no crashes!
On Sat, Oct 7, 2017 at 11:01 PM, Wesley Stewa
On Mon, Oct 9, 2017 at 1:19 PM, Wesley Stewart <wstewa...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I did some more testing. Is it possible ovirt is assigning the incorrect
> I found out that if I don't assign the keyboard to my VM, but still hit
> ctrl + alt + delete, everything still
I was curious if anyone else has seen this or had any suggestions.
I have recently began playing around with my two servers (Freenas Box and
oVirt box) and their 10Gb Ethernet ports.
I can access the Freenas SMB share over the 10Gb port without issue and I
have been playing around with the
You could also go database diving. I had an issue where I tried to import
a VM from my export domain and it just got hung. I tried running the
unlock_entity script but it just kept failing. It sat there for months
stuck, and found
Is the VM showing as locked? You could try to manually unlocking it. I
did this in a test environment a while back with some success after a vm
was stuck in a "locked" state. Of course the gui and engine should handle
most of this for you, manually mucking around the internal DB can cause
I am quite new to oVirt and only use it at home for the moment. So I wont
be of much help.
But I was able to add a new export domain, and then copy the original
contents of my old domain into this export domain, which seemed to work
fine. I just had to hit the "load" button while in the import
You could try passing through a USB Keyboard and mouse if you have spare
USB ports and see if those repond.
You should be able to view the VNC/Spice Viewer and use the USB
Keyboard/mouse to control it.
On Nov 9, 2017 7:10 PM, "Foo, Steven" wrote:
> Yes, I
I am not sure how safe this is to do in a virtual machine, but my 10Gb
transfer speed is now much more stable. Occasionally it dips to the low
100 MB/s or so, but generally stays at 200-300 MB/s.
On Thu, Nov 30, 2017 at 10:39 PM, Wesley Stewart <wstewa...@gmail.com>
> I was cur
Did you add the NIC after you did the OS install? Most installers are
pretty good about detecting and activating NICs when you do the install.
But if you add a NIC afterwards sometimes you have to activate it manually.
What OS is your guest? Version?
If you run "sudo nmtui" does that get you to
will need to.
Thanks for the quick response
On Mon, Oct 30, 2017 at 5:38 PM, Yaniv Kaul <yk...@redhat.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 30, 2017 at 10:40 PM, Wesley Stewart <wstewa...@gmail.com>
>> Yep, should have just assumed /var/log
On Mon, Oct 30, 2017 at 2:16 PM, Alexander Wels <aw...@redhat.com> wrote:
> On Monday, October 30, 2017 1:58:36 PM EDT Wesley Stewart wrote:
(Office, R, and even some light gaming :D ) the
"desktop" setup works quite well with an oVirt guest with a GPU passed
On Tue, Oct 31, 2017 at 1:37 AM, Yaniv Kaul <yk...@redhat.com> wrote:
> On Oct 31, 2017 12:18 AM, "Wesley Stewart" <wstewa...@gm
ways people are making this happen.
On Fri, Oct 27, 2017 at 12:16 PM, Christopher Cox <c...@endlessnow.com>
> On 10/27/2017 10:27 AM, Wesley Stewart wrote:
>> Originally, I used a script I found on github, but since updating I can't
>> seem to get that to work
>>> We are using https://github.com/wefixit-AT/oVirtBackup for backups.
>>> This works ok for us for nightly scheduled online backups of our vms
>>> managed by an oVirt 188.8.131.52 engine.
>>> Is this the script you have been us
>> 2017-10-30 13:01 GMT-03:00 Torsten Stolpmann <torsten.stolpm...@verit.de>
>>> We are using https://github.com/wefixit-AT/oVirtBackup for backups.
>>> This works ok for us for nightly scheduled online backups of our vm
s 10 guest.
On Mon, Oct 30, 2017 at 6:09 PM, Yaniv Kaul <yk...@redhat.com> wrote:
> On Oct 31, 2017 12:05 AM, "Wesley Stewart" <wstewa...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Woo! I am not crazy.
> I always have a hell of a time re-adding my USB passthrough fo
Whenever I try to clone a snapshot, I get a UI popup that says:
Uncaught exception occurred. Please try reloading the page. Details:
(TypeError) __gwt$exception: : Cannot read property 'R' of null
Please have your administrator check the UI logs
Where do these UI logs live?
I would recommend setting up an openvpn server or something over opening
that up to the outside.
Just my two cents.
On Tue, May 22, 2018, 8:06 PM Aziz wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am able to access my VMs from LAN using remote Viewer, however this is
> not working from outside
Are you on 4.1.9? I didn't have any issues getting up to date on 4.1.9,
but I did have to add the updated gluster repos.
On Sat, Jun 9, 2018, 6:47 AM Alex K wrote:
> Hi all,
> If one cannot perform a minor upgrade of ovirt 4.1 (due to surprisingly
> missing repos...) is it ok to ignore this
Originally, I used a script I found on github, but since updating I can't
seem to get that to work again.
I was just curious if there were any other more elegant type solutions? I
am currently running a single host and local storage, but I would love to
backup VM's automatically once a week or
Just change your host file on said machine. If you are on windows, for
and simply add:
Now ovirt.domain.com will resolve to the IP address.
Not sure about #2. I hope I understood correctly.
On Fri, Oct 27, 2017
In addition to the previous post, oVirt requires you to use a DNS entry,
not an IP address to access the web interface. If you don't run your own
DNS server, you can simply edit the host files on the client PCs. This is
quite easy to do. For example, just Google "edit host file on Windows".
Is there an easy way to do this?
I have a UPS connected to my freenas box, and using NUT and UPSC I can
monitor the battery level on my centos 7 host.
In the case of an emergency, and my UPS goes below, lets say 40% battery, I
would like to make a script to shutdown all running VMs, and then
can build a list and shutdown
> all vms. If you want I can make a script to you tomorrow.
> Marcelo Leandro
> Em 09/01/2018 8:30 PM, "Wesley Stewart" <wstewa...@gmail.com> escreveu:
>> Is there an easy way to do this?
>> I have
I believe you most upgrade to 4.1 first, and then to 4.2.
On Jan 8, 2018 6:00 AM, "Marktvk" wrote:
We have now running ovirt 4.0 for a specif reason we can not upgrade to
the new version.
If possible for 1 time to upgrade qemu-kvm to the new version for the
they are stored, but after pointing directly to it, everything is working
like a champ.
On Thu, Jan 11, 2018 at 6:47 AM, Giorgio Biacchi <gior...@di.unimi.it>
> On 01/11/2018 11:44 AM, Kapetanakis Giannis wrote:
>> On 10/01/18 22:11, Wesley Stewart wrote:
This might be a stupid question. But I am testing out a 10Gb network
directly connected to my Freenas box using a Cat6 crossover cable.
I setup the connection (on device eno4) and called the network "Crossover"
I dont have DHCP on this, but I can easy assign VMs a NIC on the
I currently have a NFS server with decent speeds. I get about 200MB/s
write and 400+ MB/s read.
My single node oVirt host has a mirrored SSD store for my Windows 10 VM,
and I have about 3-5 VMs running on the NFS data store.
However, VM/s on the NFS datastore are SLOW. They can write to their
will try an iSCSI target and see how that goes.
On Sat, Jul 28, 2018, 1:49 PM Karli Sjöberg wrote:
> On Jul 28, 2018 19:30, Wesley Stewart wrote:
> I have added the "async" option to the "additional mount options" section.
> Transferring fro
Not quite sure what's going on! However if I grab something from the 1gbps
network everything seems okay. Or if I change the NFS Mount to the 1 gbps
everything is okay.
On Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 3:02 AM Karli Sjöberg wrote:
> On Jul 28, 2018 01:01, Wesley Stewart
Has anyone experimented with this?
I have had really good success with AMD cards, but consumer end graphics
cards fail to load due to NVIDIA blocking them.
I happened to have an NVIDIA Quadro P2000 lying around and I thought I
would give it a shot. I really like these cards as they only require
Maybe I am missing something, but can't you just name your ISO files
Windows can read the ESD file in the ISO using DISM, however I do not know
if there is a program in Linux that can parse that info.
I would suspect you are looking for a third party tool somewhere.
On Fri, Aug
I am trying to get Bacchus installed:
It seems he has upgraded to installing via an ansible playbook. I can get
this to run all the way through, hopefully NGINX either ends up responding
with a "Gateway error" or it will give me the default nginx landing
I'm an idiot, it was selinux
setsebool -P httpd_can_network_connect true
On Wed, Aug 22, 2018, 10:19 PM Wesley Stewart wrote:
> I am trying to get Bacchus installed:
> It seems he has upgraded to installing via an ansible playbook
Possibly a dumb question, but are you running the last oVirt agent guest
On Sun, Aug 26, 2018, 12:47 PM Jonathan Baecker wrote:
> Hello Everybody!
> We have here 13 VMs running under ovirt 4.2.4. Two of them are Windows
> Server 2016. On one runs a AD, DNS and one application.
2018, 1:24 PM Wesley Stewart wrote:
> I have recently been using an old Radeon R9 270X lying around without
> issue, until this card seemed to have kicked the bucket.
> I had an Nvidia Quadro P2000 lying around I thought I would try. After
> installing it into my system, it sh
I have recently been using an old Radeon R9 270X lying around without
issue, until this card seemed to have kicked the bucket.
I had an Nvidia Quadro P2000 lying around I thought I would try. After
installing it into my system, it showed up in the PCI device as
anticipated. I based both devices
I'm currently using CoreOS as a VM and I like it. RancherOS performs
similarly, but appears to have a smaller footprint.
I doubt you will see a big different in performance. I'm sure ovirt can
handle them both fine.
You can also spin up a RH or CentOS vm and install docker just fine. But
So your VM has IP address 184.108.40.206 and it is running a VNC server? I do
not believe this is an oVirt issue, it sounds like a VNC issue.
On the VM hosting the VNC server, try checking Netstat to make sure that
VNC is listening.
Once you get the port number, make sure your
Wesley Stewart wrote:
> So your VM has IP address 220.127.116.11 and it is running a VNC server? I do
> not believe this is an oVirt issue, it sounds like a VNC issue.
> On the VM hosting the VNC server, try checking Netstat to make sure that
> VNC is listening.
> netstat -tul
1.). You created a drive correct? Just wanted to make sure you did add a
2.) Once you get to that window in the windows setup to choose your install
drive you need to go to your oVirt console and select "Change Disk" and
change it to the virtio iso that contains drivers.
Yeah, I run an AD environment and oVirt at home (Because why not?)
Run ovirt-engine-extension-aaa-ldap-setup from the terminal. Pretty
On Wed, Dec 5, 2018 at 9:33 AM Николаев Алексей <
> Hi, community!
> What is best way for LDAP auth
I actually use an oVirt VM as my desktop at home. Why? Because I can and
I didn't want to have to buy another box for my desktop. However there are
a few caveats to this and some lessons I learned.
The consumer grade GTX cards are going to have issues being passed
through. NVIDIA blocks this
I am currently running a ZFS server (Running RaidZ2) and I have been
experimenting with NFS and shares to host my guests. I am currently
running oVirt 4.2.8 and using a RaidZ2 NFS mount for the guests.
ZFS definitely is definitely pretty awful (At least in my experience so
far) for hosting VMs.
Is there any way to get ovirt disk performance metrics into the web
interface? It would be nice to see some type of IOPs data, so we can see
which VMs are hitting our data stores the most.
It seems you can run virt-top on a host to get some of these metrics, but
it would be nice to get some sort
> In your case, it sounds like your ISCSI storage is running out of space,
> changing disk from thin-provisioned to preallocation will consume *more* space
> on the storage, thin-provision is more space effective but impact the
> On Mon, Apr 15,
Definitely don't recommend messing with the DB.
However I have some old notes I took on trying to change the lock
status This was probably on 4.1 or early 4.2, so YMMV.
Use at your own risk. No official documentation will ever tell you to go
DB diving, and for good reason.
Before anyone tells me this is now included in 4.4.0, I saw this, but I
don't think I'm willing to update my centos7 host to centos8 yet. (But
perhaps that will be the answer). Currently on 4.3.9/Centos 7
I am trying to run fedora core is to test it out, and the ISO installer
This will help you log into the console. The
Guest will need to bind or setup ldap normally. Ovirt auth would not pass
through to the guest.
On Fri, Mar 20, 2020, 1:58 PM
I am trying to add a host to a single host cluster. Everything has gone
pretty well so far, except when the host gets to the end of the
installation process, I see an exclamation mark indicating "Host has no
The installation "finishes" and the host goes into a non-responsive
I think I figured this one out. Looks like the disk format changed when
moving to block storage. The VM template could not cope with this change.
I deleted the VM, and attached the disk to a new VM, and everything worked
On Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 8:41 AM Wesley Stewart wrote
This is a new one.
I migrated from an NFS share to an iSCSI share on a small single node oVirt
system (Currently running 4.3.10).
After migrating a disk (Virtual Machine -> Disk -> Move), I was unable to
boot to it. The console tells me "No bootable device". This is a Centos7
Are you asking for troubleshooting on getting windows RDP working in a
windows 10 guest?
Shouldn't have anything to do with ovirt. Do you have a local admin
account with the same credentials? That would explain why it works.
To test, make a test user, make it an administrator and try instead
This is a little concerning.
But it seems pretty easy to convert:
However I would be curious to see if someone tests this with having an
active ovirt node!
On Tue, Dec 8, 2020 at 2:39 PM Strahil Nikolov via Users
> Hello All,
> I'm really worried
In pretty sure all of 4.3 is compatible with RHEL7 and Centos7.
I haven't tried the specific versions myself though.
On Thu, Oct 29, 2020, 7:37 AM KSNull Zero wrote:
> Anyone ?
> Users mailing list -- firstname.lastname@example.org
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I have read through many posts and I think this process seems fairly simple.
But I just wanted to see if anyone had any gotchas. I am thinking of
- RHEL8 (Using developer program, probably best best atm)
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