Live Merge completes on the host, but Engine waits for it to complete and times out

Solution In Progress - Updated -


  • Cannot delete illegal snapshots from VM.

  • The illegal snapshots are preventing these VMs from starting, reporting Bad volume specification.

  • A snapshot deletion (Live Merge) failed.

  • Live Merge completed on the host, but not on the engine, which just waited for it to complete until the operation was terminated

  • Live snapshot deletions fail until the ovirt-engine service is restarted.

  • Previously, the postgresql service had been restarted.


  • Red Hat Virtualization (RHV) 4.2
  • Red Hat Virtualization Hypervisor (RHVH)-4.2-8.3;
    • vdsm-4.20.47-1.el7ev.x86_64
    • libvirt-4.5.0-10.el7_6.4.x86_64
    • qemu-kvm-rhev-2.12.0-18.el7_6.3.x86_64

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