Previewing Snapshot of a vm, taken without hard disk throws Error Code: 500

Solution Unverified - Updated -


  • Issue is reproducible in following scenario:
Steps to Reproduce:
1. create a vm without hd attached
2. launch the vm
3. create a live snapshot
4. stop the vm
5. add a hd 
6. launch the vm
7. create a live snapshot
8. stop the vm
9. try to use first snapshot (which has no hd)
  • Click on Preview snapshot. Following error message will popup in event tab:
Failed to preview Snapshot for VM <VM name> (User: admin@internal).
  • But, snapshot(with no hd) will be in preview mode. Further try to commit the snapshot, following message appears on the screen:
Error: A Request to the Server failed with the following Status Code: 500
  • Only Delete VM will work.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.1

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