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

Sandro Bonazzola sbonazzo at redhat.com
Mon May 19 13:35:34 UTC 2014

Il 19/05/2014 15:32, Bob Doolittle ha scritto:
> On 05/19/2014 04:13 AM, Sandro Bonazzola wrote:
>> Il 19/05/2014 09:14, Jiri Moskovcak ha scritto:
>>> 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>
>> or hosted-engine --vm-poweroff.
>> Waiting for the error message for understanding what's blocking you.
> The error was:
>> [ ERROR ] The following VMs has been found: cee35901-04f7-49de-8bdc-709c1f5e3df7
>> [ ERROR ] Failed to execute stage 'Environment setup': Cannot setup Hosted Engine with other VMs running
> I was trying to install the VM using a netinst ISO, which I think was too ambitious. Since I couldn't get the VM network up for some reason, I didn't
> get very far with the installation. I want to try over with a normal install ISO. Can I destroy the VM as Jiri suggested, and then re-run --deploy? Or
> do I need to do the cleanup actions Didi suggested?

Yes I think you can just destroy the VM and re-deploy.

> Thanks,
>      Bob

Sandro Bonazzola
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