virsh migrate fails with syntax error: (domain_definition):1: Start tag expected, '<' not found

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When trying to migrate a domain, the following error occurs:

[host01] # virsh migrate --live guest01 qemu+tls://host02/system
error: (domain_definition):1: Start tag expected, '<' not found

The domain definition seems from "virsh dumpxml guest01" seems to be valid.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4
  • KVM

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