- The issue is, when a VM is already present in the export-domain and one tries to re-export the same VM again to the Export-domain, using the following curl syntax, one cannot achieve the same:
# curl --insecure -u admin@internal:***** -X POST -H "Accept: application/xml" -H "Content-type: application/xml" -d "<action><storage_domain><name>export</name></storage_domain><overwrite>true</overwrite> <discard_snapshots>false</discard_snapshots></action>" https://rhevm.example.com:8443/api/vms/6925bb76-178e-4bf4-bfbf-f05c1adc0193/export
The curl syntax is executed from RHEV-Manager.
The following reply is returned:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="yes"?> <action> <storage_domain> <name>export</name> </storage_domain> <discard_snapshots>false</discard_snapshots> <status> <state>failed</state> </status> <fault> <reason>Operation Failed</reason> <detail>[Cannot export VM. VM with the same identifier already exists.]</detail> </fault> </action>
has been used, which should overwrite the files on the export-domain.
This tag is completely being ignored and instead the following error is returned:
"Cannot export VM. VM with the same identifier already exists"
- Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.0
- REST API
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