Why migration of RHEV guest fails with "internal error Attempt to migrate guest to the same host <uuid>"?

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Issue

  • Migration of RHEV guest fails with the below error message in /var/log/rhevm/rhevm.log.

    CanDoAction of action MigrateVm failed. Reasons:ACTION_TYPE_FAILED_VDS_VM_CLUSTER,VAR__ACTION__MIGRATE,VAR__TYPE__VM
    

Below error message is shown in the vdsm.log of the source hypervisor machine.

Thread-853456::ERROR::2011-11-21 08:54:09,465::vm::176::vm.Vm::(_recover) vmId=`cbb21c87-fdd5-4b4a-b8d9-b1ea956c1fda`::internal error Attempt to migrate guest to the same host 040d0502-0409-0502-0000-000000000000
Thread-853456::ERROR::2011-11-21 08:54:10,068::vm::231::vm.Vm::(run) vmId=`cbb21c87-fdd5-4b4a-b8d9-b1ea956c1fda`::Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/vdsm/vm.py", line 223, in run
  File "/usr/share/vdsm/libvirtvm.py", line 306, in _startUnderlyingMigration
  File "/usr/share/vdsm/libvirtvm.py", line 328, in f
  File "/usr/share/vdsm/libvirtconnection.py", line 63, in wrapper
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/libvirt.py", line 907, in migrateToURI
libvirtError: internal error Attempt to migrate guest to the same host 040d0502-0409-0502-0000-000000000000

Libvirt logs trigger below error message.

10:57:14.132: 8925: error : virNetClientProgramDispatchError:170 : internal error Attempt to migrate guest to the same host 040d0502-0409-0502-0000-000000000000

This is also applicable while migrating guests between two RHEL6 hosts instead of RHEV hosts.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.0
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

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