How to recover RHEV VMs in an "Unknown" state after failed live migration

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  • During a live migration of VMs the target host was rebooted resulting in VMs being placed into an Unknown state.
  • VM moved into Unknown state due to storage domain problems and cannot be recovered after host reboot.
  • I have 2 vms that were migrating when a hypervisor went down hard. I no longer need those vms. How can I remove them?


Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV) 3.x
Red Hat Virtualization (RHV) 4.x

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