I am testing new features ISD 6.3.2/VIOS 188.8.131.52 for disk provisionning using VIOS ShareStoragePool.
ISD (6.3.2) on AIX 6.1TL8SP1 with VMControl (184.108.40.206-201211131517)
VIOS pair vios14a/vios14b with Shared Storage Pool (SSP) setup.
I've deployed a VA imported from a OVF on a Power Systems, using VIOS-SSP for storage.
This works as designed. A disk is automatically provisionned from my VIO-SSP pool "spx".
Now, I want to capture this Workload (created by VMControl) as mentionned hereafter.
aixsds41:[/] # smcli lsrepos -o
aixsds31.mux.isinfra.net, 432293 (0x698a5)
vios14a, 430720 (0x69280)
aixsds41:[/] # smcli lsworkloads -o
WL02, 321293 (0x4e70d)
WL01, 300175 (0x4948f)
aixsds41:[/] # smcli captureva -v -r 430720 -s 321293 -n AIX61TL8
Thu Jan 17 10:37:57 CET 2013 captureva Operation started.
Get capture customization data
Call capture function
DNZLOP411I Capturing virtual server aix4381c to virtual appliance AIX61TL8 in repository vios14a.
DNZLOP912I Disk group to be captured: DG_12.21.2012-11:37:39:727
DNZLOP900I Requesting SAN volume(s)
Capture exception. See log file. CreateVMD failed to allocate and assign a volume. Reason: java.lang.Exception: CreateVMD failed to allocate and assign a volume. Reason: NULL
DNZIMC016E Error occurred during capture operation. Review the included error message and retry the request.
CreateVMD failed to allocate and assign a volume. Reason: java.lang.Exception: CreateVMD failed to allocate and assign a volume. Reason: NULL
Thu Jan 17 10:38:00 CET 2013 captureva Operation took 3 seconds.
any suggestion/help ?
Eric Marchal IBM Sr. AIX specialist IBM-Belgium
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Re: Cannot Capture Virtual Appliance on VIOS-SSP repo using VMControl 2.4.22013-01-17T09:49:14Z in response to eric_marchaladditional info:
aixsds41:[/] # smcli lscustomization -a capture -r 430720 -s 321293
Description: Network Mapping
Column Name* CLI Attribute
Key, Network, Description*
Discovered/43/0Discovered/43/0 Captured from virtual server aix4381c connected to Discovered/43/0 on host Server-9117-MMB-SN10491ER
Description: A text comment that you can use to describe this version operation.
Description: The unique ID (OID) of the virtual appliance to be used as the parent version for the new virtual appliance. To use this attribute, the committype value must be 1.
Description: 0: Create a new version tree with the new virtual appliance as the root. 1 : Set the version for the new virtual appliance, based on the virtual appliance from which the virtual server was originally deployed or the virtual appliance specified by parentID.
Description: Capture Disks
Column Name* CLI Attribute
Include Image image
Capture Disk capturedisk
Disk Description description
Key, Disk Name, Storage Server, Size (MB), Compatible, Include Image*, Capture Disk*, Disk Description*
 IBMsvsp3 vios14b 8192 Yes true true