Snapshot command timeout in engine while taking memory snapshot

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • The SnapshotVDSCommand fails with a timeout error when the Memory option is checked while taking the snapshot.
2019-03-04 14:45:13,345+01 INFO  [org.ovirt.engine.core.vdsbroker.vdsbroker.SnapshotVDSCommand] (EE-ManagedThreadFactory-engineScheduled-Thread-29) [0f68eb29-96c0-4f31-92aa-7d1ac372a391] START, SnapshotVDSCommand(HostName = , SnapshotVDSCommandParameters:{hostId='90a3d339-30e7-4c23-80ff-eaaee24ee9b8', vmId='0bae10dc-4402-4846-85b1-d57a96bb5407'}), log id: 3556ff23

2019-03-04 14:48:13,368+01 ERROR [org.ovirt.engine.core.dal.dbbroker.auditloghandling.AuditLogDirector] (EE-ManagedThreadFactory-engineScheduled-Thread-29) [0f68eb29-96c0-4f31-92aa-7d1ac372a391] EVENT_ID: VDS_BROKER_COMMAND_FAILURE(10,802), VDSM  command SnapshotVDS failed: Message timeout which can be caused by communication issues


  • Red Hat Virtualization 4.2.

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