virt-v2v fails to import RHEL 5.11 VM from VMware to RHV

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • Import of RHEL 5.11 VM from VMware to RHV fails with below error.
virt-v2v: error: libguestfs error: part_get_parttype: 


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4
  • Red Hat Virtualization Host 4.1 (el7.4)
  • virt-v2v-1.36.3-6.el7_4.3.x86_64
  • libguestfs-1.36.3-6.el7_4.3.x86_64

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