The import of the VM from VMware fails with message:"this function is not supported by the connection driver: virDomainGetBlockInfo"

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It is not possible to import the VM from VMware.
In the vdsm.log is possible to see error:

2017-08-22 08:10:23,255-0400 ERROR (jsonrpc/5) [root] Error getting disk size (v2v:1089)
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/vdsm/", line 1081, in _get_disk_info
    vol = vm.blockInfo(disk['alias'])
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/", line 694, in blockInfo
    if ret is None: raise libvirtError ('virDomainGetBlockInfo() failed', dom=self)
libvirtError: this function is not supported by the connection driver: virDomainGetBlockInfo
2017-08-22 08:10:23,255-0400 WARN  (jsonrpc/5) [root] Cannot add VM test due to disk storage error (v2v:1020)


  • Red Hat Virtualization 4.x

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