Attempted to virsh dump against a VM and it failed with message: error: internal error: unable to execute QEMU command 'dump-guest-memory': dump: failed to save memory

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Issue

  • Attempted to virsh dump against a VM and it failed with message: error: internal error: unable to execute QEMU command 'dump-guest-memory': dump: failed to save memory
[root@hostx]# virsh  dump  <vm-name>  <vm_dumpfile>  --memory-only  --verbose
Please enter your authentication name: vdsm@ovirt
Please enter your password:
error: Failed to core dump domain <vm-name>  to  <vm_dumpfile>
error: internal error: unable to execute QEMU command 'dump-guest-memory': dump: failed to save memory

Environment

  • Red Hat Virtualization Host 4.1 (el7.5-0.14)

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