[Users] Failing migration, inconsistent state

Martijn Grendelman martijn.grendelman at isaac.nl
Thu Dec 5 11:07:00 UTC 2013

Martijn Grendelman schreef op 5-12-2013 11:18:
> Martijn Grendelman schreef op 5-12-2013 11:00:
>> Hi,
>> I tried to migrate several VMs from one host to another. Two VMs
>> migrated without issues, but for one VM, the migration didn't happen. It
>> seems to be hanging, but the UI is now in an inconsistent state:
>> - The 'Tasks' tab reports 0 active tasks, but the last task (the
>> migration in question) is still reported as 'Executing'.
>> - The VM status is 'Up' (not migrating)
>> - 'Migrate' action is choosable from menu, while 'Cancel Migration' is
>> greyed out, but when I choose 'Migrate' and pick a host, I am told
>> 'Cannot migrate VM. VM <name> is being migrated.'.
>> What is the best way to fix this?

After a restart of Engine, the message that I got was different,
something about no host being available with enough memory (which was
correct). So I guess an Engine restart fixed it, even though the initial
migration task still shows as unfinished in the Tasks panel.


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