Hosted engine status is showing 'failed liveliness check' and engine VM gets rebooted frequently

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  • hosted-engine --vm-status is showing failed liveliness check
{"reason": "failed liveliness check", "health": "bad", "vm": "up", "detail": "up"}
  • The hosted engine VM is rebooted frequently and RHEV-M is not accessible.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.5.
  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.6.
  • Red Hat Virtualization 4.0.
  • Red Hat Virtualization 4.1.

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