All virsh commands hang as libvirtd is no longer monitoring its API sockets

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • The 'virsh' command would hang.

  • libvirtd was otherwise still functioning.

  • If libvirtd were restarted, it would then work, until the next time.


  • Openstack
  • RHEL 7.5
    • libvirt-3.9.0-14.el7_5.6

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