How to clean stuck or zombie tasks in RHEV

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  • Tasks are hanging for hours and days without being cleaned up
  • Tasks are stuck on EXECUTING stage and never terminate
  • Tasks present in database, but not present on hypervisors
  • Long running zombie tasks
    How to clear those tasks using script?


  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.1.4 and above
  • Red Hat Virtualization 4.0, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3

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