MTV fails to import VM with an error cleaning up temporary scratch space

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • When importing a VM using MTV, the importer pod fails with an error like this:

    Failure cleaning up temporary scratch space: openfdat /scratch/lost+found: permission denied


  • Openshift Container Platform (OCP) 4.13.17
  • Openshift Virtualization 4.13.5
  • Migration Toolkit for Virtualization (MTV) 2.5.5
  • Containerized Data Importer (CDI) v1.56.1-12-g16ff45d2

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