[one-users] Permissions of Checkpoint file

Tino Vazquez tinova at fdi.ucm.es
Thu Jul 30 07:12:07 PDT 2009

Hi there Richard,

This checkpoint file permission problem rings a bell, but I need more

1) Are you using KVM virtualization?
2) Which storage model are you following, i.e., what transfer manager
(nfs or ssh) are you using?

Best regards,


Constantino Vázquez, Grid Technology Engineer/Researcher:
DSA Research Group: http://dsa-research.org
Globus GridWay Metascheduler: http://www.GridWay.org
OpenNebula Virtual Infrastructure Engine: http://www.OpenNebula.org

On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 12:29 PM, Primrose,
Richard<richard.primrose at sap.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am encountering an error when stopping my VM in opennebula. From the state
> diagram, I see that when a VM shuts down/stops, it moves to the EPIL state,
> where the local copy of the VM is copied back to the Frontend, and then the
> state should progress to DONE as ours is going to FAIL. My problem arises in
> this copying phase and I have identified that it has something to do with
> the permissions of a Checkpoint file which is owned by root, created on the
> node and it does not have permission to copy this file back to the frontend,
> any help on this would be much appreciated,
> Thanks in advance,
> Richard
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