- virt-v2v to convert an ova file to qcow2 in order to use with the KVM fails with error.
virt-v2v -i ova [File].ova -o libvirt -of qcow2 -os default [ 0.0] Opening the source -i ova [File].ova [ 4.0] Creating an overlay to protect the source from being modified [ 4.0] Opening the overlay virt-v2v: error: libguestfs error: could not create appliance through libvirt. Try running qemu directly without libvirt using this environment variable: export LIBGUESTFS_BACKEND=direct Original error from libvirt: Cannot access backing file '/var/tmp/ova.YsvTyO/[File]-disk1.vmdk' of storage file '/var/tmp/v2vovl59c120.qcow2' (as uid:107, gid:107): Permission denied [code=38 domain=18] If reporting bugs, run virt-v2v with debugging enabled and include the complete output: virt-v2v -v -x [...]
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2
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