A cloned guest (VM) created using virt-manager fails to start.

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Issue

  • A cloned guest (VM) created using virt-manager fails to start with the following error message:
Error starting domain: internal error: process exited while connecting to monitor: 2016-06-07T13:35:45.760709Z qemu-kvm: -chardev socket,id=charchannel0,path=/var/lib/libvirt/qemu/channel/target/domain-guestvm/org.qemu.guest_agent.0,server,nowait: Failed to bind socket: Permission denied

2016-06-07T13:35:45.760831Z qemu-kvm: -chardev socket,id=charchannel0,path=/var/lib/libvirt/qemu/channel/target/domain-guestvm/org.qemu.guest_agent.0,server,nowait: chardev: opening backend "socket" failed
  • Original guest (VM) starts up without any errors.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2
  • virt-manager-1.2.1-8.el7.noarch

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