Live-migration failed with "virKeepAliveTimerInternal:140 : internal error: connection closed due to keepalive"

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  • When live-migration with many instances at the same time, the live-migration failed with virKeepAliveTimerInternal:140 : internal error: connection closed due to keepalive.


  • Red Hat OpenStack Platform 13
  • Red Hat OpenStack Platform 16.x
  • Red Hat OpenStack Platform 17.0
  • libvirt
  • max_concurrent_live_migrations in nova.conf has the same or large value of max_client_requests in libvirtd.conf

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