[ovirt-users] Recovering from an aborted hosted-engine --deploy

Jiri Moskovcak jmoskovc at redhat.com
Mon May 19 07:14:05 UTC 2014

On 05/16/2014 09:12 PM, Bob Doolittle wrote:
> Hi,
> I had an issue at the end of my hosted-engine --deploy.
> My VM was stuck during OS installation because I was unable to configure
> the network for some reason.
> So I chose the final option "3" to abort the deployment.
> Now, I seem to be stuck. If I try to re-run --deploy it says it's
> already installed.

What's the exact error message? If it's just saying that there is 
already a VM on taht host, then you can run the following commands on 
the host to remove it:

vdsClient -s 0 list
vdsClient -s 0 destroy <ID of the vm you get from the first command>

..adn then re-deploy


> If I try to run --vm-status, it says:
> Cannot connect to the HA daemon, please check the logs.
> But it's not clear what logs I should look at to get more info.
> I've attached the most recently modified logs. I can't get useful
> information out of them I'm afraid.
> There is no log for /var/log/ovirt-hosted-engine-ha
> Any clues?
> Thanks,
>      Bob
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