Compute host registration fails with error PD-A000314

You might encounter an error while registering Compute host in PowerVC.


Compute host registration in PowerVC fails with the below error.
PD-A000319 The host <hostname> could not be added to PowerVC. The following error occurred: PD-A000314 Configuring of the PowerVM NovaLink OS
For NovaLink hosts, the following error is shown.
ERROR powervc_discovery.registration.remote_node_registrar PermissionError: [Errno 13] Permission denied


This issue might happen due to following reasons.
  • You modified the unmask value.
  • You have set nosuid for mount points.


To resolve this issue, you must use following values.
  • Set the unmask value to 0022.
  • Do not set the nosuid for mount points.