[ovirt-users] help, manager hard drive died (3.3.4)
bob at doolittle.us.com
Fri May 23 10:56:30 UTC 2014
If you read the whole thread I referenced it says the conversion only works
for Master. It does not say how to handle non-Master. Good luck.
On May 23, 2014 2:48 AM, "David Smith" <dsmith at mypchelp.com> wrote:
> Hey Bob,
> Get this.. So this process worked great for one of the nfs servers,
> however, we had two nfs servers. One was a primary data center (master) and
> the other non-master.
> When I try to import the non-master data directory with the metadata file
> edit method, it imports but then shows no VMs/templates/etc available for
> On the other hand, when i activate the master data center nfs filesystem,
> i can see VMs that were stored on the non-master NFS, if I try to import
> them, it blows an error, the files aren't there, and I look at the log on
> the hv manager and I see the folder that it's looking for which is on the
> non-master NFS.
> Right now I'm trying to copy the folders over from the non-master nfs to
> the imported master data (now export domain) to see if I can import those
> I wonder if there's a better way to import VMs from a non-master domain.
> On Thu, May 22, 2014 at 12:17 PM, Bob Doolittle <bob at doolittle.us.com>wrote:
>> On 05/22/2014 03:08 PM, David Smith wrote:
>> I meant ovirt-engine (i was calling it the manager)
>> also i'll need to reinstall version 3.3.4, whats the best path for that
>> One thing, if all else fails, is to convert your Export Domain to a Data
>> Domain with a few edits to the metadata.
>> Then install a fresh engine and import your old VMs.
>> Personally, I'd install the same version as you had previously, then make
>> sure you can attach your new Export domain (old Data domain), then upgrade.
>> Some guides for conversion are in this thread:
>> Note that's from a while ago. I am not sure it still works exactly the
>> same. Make sure to backup your metadata file first.
>> I did something a bit similar earlier today, by editing the metadata on
>> an Export domain to remove information about the previously-attached Data
>> On Thu, May 22, 2014 at 11:58 AM, David Smith <dsmith at mypchelp.com>wrote:
>>> So the ovirt manager hard disk died, 3.3.4 version, i can't get it to
>>> spin up to get any data off.
>>> I have an old copy of the manager database which was living on the
>>> manager machine.
>>> What is the best procedure for restoring my ovirt setup? I've not been
>>> able to import the data store, only export and iso in the past.
>>> Thanks in advance,
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