RHV cannot boot VM imported from OVA to a NFS storage domain

Solution In Progress - Updated -


  • Importing OVA is failing with the below error in RHV 4.2.
  File "/root/.ansible/tmp/ansible-tmp-1593621521.54-20350-155838308831719/extract_ova.py", line 19, in extract_disk^M
    fd = os.open(image_path, os.O_RDWR | os.O_DIRECT)^M
OSError: [Errno 13] Permission denied: '/rhev/data-center/mnt/nfs_server:_share/SDUUID/images/image_group_id/image_uuid'^M
  • In RHV 4.3, Importing an OVA to a NFS storage domains ends with no errors apparently, but the VM cannot boot.
  • When VM is started, boot fails with the following error.
Booting from Hard Disk...
Boot failed: not a bootable disk


  • Red Hat Virtualization (RHV) 4.2.
  • Red Hat Virtualization (RHV) 4.3.

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