Why VM is stuck in "migrating" status when it was powered down during a migration

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  • VM is stuck in migrating status in RHV-M. It's not possible to power down/shut down the VM now.
  • The VM was powered down during a migration process. The qemu process doesn't exist in both source and destination host now.


  • Red Hat Virtualization 4.1.7.

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