vdsm commands return "Failed to get shared write lock"

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  • virtualization related commands may return Failed to get shared "write" lock on image files while seems no hypervisor is using the image in question, as a result some VM may fail to start.


  • RHEL 7, 8
  • RHV
  • image files backed on a NFS filesystem
  • NetApp server

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