RHV Host reinstall via the RHV Manager GUI is failing with message: Install Failed

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  • I am trying to reinstall a host via the RHV Manager GUI, I keep getting the status as Install Failed with below messages in the logs:
#less /var/log/ovirt-engine/host-deploy/ovirt-host-deploy.log

DEBUG otopi.plugins.otopi.services.systemd plugin.execute:926 execute-output: ('/usr/bin/systemctl', 'enable', u'iptables.service') stderr:
Failed to execute operation: No such file or directory
DEBUG otopi.context context._executeMethod:143 method exception
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/tmp/ovirt-qZGFZWyK9o/pythonlib/otopi/context.py", line 133, in _executeMethod
  File "/tmp/ovirt-qZGFZWyK9o/otopi-plugins/otopi/network/iptables.py", line 108, in _closeup
    self.services.startup('iptables', True)
  File "/tmp/ovirt-qZGFZWyK9o/otopi-plugins/otopi/services/systemd.py", line 122, in startup
RuntimeError: Failed to enable service 'iptables'
ERROR otopi.context context._executeMethod:152 Failed to execute stage 'Closing up': Failed to enable service 'iptables'


  • Red Hat Virtualization 4.3

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