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Bootstrapping full virtualized client prints libvirt: XML-RPC error

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Environment

SUSE Manager 1.7

Situation

Bootstrapping a full virtualized system (e.g. on VMware ESX) prints the following messages before exiting:
[...]
libvirt: XML-RPC error : Failed to connect socket to '/var/run/libvirt/libvirt-sock-ro': No such file or directory
Warning: Could not retrieve virtualization information!
        libvirtd service needs to be running.
-bootstrap complete-




Resolution

Please remove any virtualization entitlement from the key defined on the SUSE Manager.

Cause

The virtualization (and virtualization platform) entitlement only applies to KVM / XEN based virtualization hosts running libvirt. As this is not the case on VMware, the communication to libvirt fails.

Disclaimer

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  • Document ID:7014956
  • Creation Date:24-APR-14
  • Modified Date:24-APR-14
    • SUSESUSE Manager

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