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Re: [Libguestfs] VM import to oVirt

On Mon, May 11, 2015 at 09:35:59AM -0400, Tim Macy wrote:
> On Mon, May 11, 2015 at 9:31 AM, Richard W.M. Jones <rjones redhat com> wrote:
> > On Mon, May 11, 2015 at 09:27:03AM -0400, Tim Macy wrote:
> > > After finding the bug on this issue -
> > > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1213701 I would like to
> > > give virt-v2v-1.28.1-1.25.el7.x86_64
> > > a try, but cant find these packages anywhere. Do you have a location
> > where
> > > I can pull these packages from?
> >
> > No, but you can just hack on the OVF after virt-v2v has written it --
> > see comments 17 (easy) or comment 8 (harder but more "correct" fix).
> Thanks for the prompt response!   How does one edit the OVF?

I'm CCing this on the libguestfs mailing list so others can use it.

Assuming you're using '-o rhev' mode, which I guess you must be, you
will need to look in the Export Storage Domain directory after the
run.  There will be a directory in there called something like


which will contain the OVF file (<VM_UUID>.ovf)

And that is the file you can edit.  Make sure you keep the file
ownership as 36:36 (I think vdsm:vdsm), else oVirt won't be able to
read the file after you have edited it.


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