The vdsmd process fails to initialize, ovirt-ha-agent cannot connect to VDSM, and hosted engine wont start

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  • In self-hosted engine configurations, RHVM may refuse to start because ovirt-ha-agent cannot connect to VDSM.
  • The vdsmd process may generate unexpected LVM errors during storage initialization, even with file based storage domains.


  • Red Hat Virtualization Hypervisor 4.y
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 hypervisors with VDSM

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