when i turned on the option "--X:logToConsole"
the following message was shown:
E:\Lightweight>ovftool --X:logToConsole JBoss_PostGRESQL.ovf JBoss_PostGRESQL
nts and Settings\rcf\Application Data\VMware\ovftool.cfg
/X:logToConsole = "true"
/X:maxNumberOfTermSignals = "5"
/X:maxRedirects = "256"
/X:maximalDeltaConfSize = "8"
/X:maximalDeltaTreeSize = "6"
/prgPath = "D:\Program Files\VMware\VMware OVF Tool"
/source = "JBoss_PostGRESQL.ovf"
/target = "JBoss_PostGRESQL.vmx"
Opening OVF source: JBoss_PostGRESQL.ovf
Generated by VMware ovftool 1.0.0 (build-166674), User: chenshuz, UTC time:2010-06-04T04:27:31.018854Z>
Opening VMX target: JBoss_PostGRESQL.vmx
Source failed to open disk disk1.vmdk.gz. Exception: The file specified is not a virtual disk
Disk Transfer Failed
Error: Failed to open source disk: disk1.vmdk.gz
backtrace eip 0x009442a5 ?AbortProcess@System@Vmacore@@YAXXZ
backtrace eip 0x0089979a ?CreateBacktrace@SystemFactoryImpl@System@Vmacore@@UAEXAAV?$Ref@VBacktrace@System@Vmacore@@@3@@Z
backtrace eip 0x008644a0 ??0Throwable@Vmacore@@QAE@ABV?$basic_string@DU?$char_traits@D@std@@V?$allocator@D@2@@std@@@Z
backtrace eip 0x00401ad9 (no symbol)
backtrace eip 0x004582c5 (no symbol)
backtrace eip 0x00417eec (no symbol)
backtrace eip 0x00418572 (no symbol)
backtrace eip 0x00404658 (no symbol)
backtrace eip 0x0040115a (no symbol)
backtrace eip 0x77e6f23b ProcessIdToSessionId
Does anyone have any ideas?
you are missing a
ovf:compression="gzip" in the <File> section. Inset this into the ovf (you will have to remove the .mf file as the manifest dont match) and everything should be fine. I can see that this was made with ovftool 1.0.0 you are more than wellcome to upgrade to ovftool 2.0.1 and try the export once more. If we still lack to set the ovf:compression="gzip" attribute I will make sure it gets included in the next release.
You are really accurate in hitting the problem.
We made the following changes to our virtual machine:
1. added ovf:compression="gzip" to the ovf file in the tag "";
2. removed the mf file.
Our problem was solved with ease under your guidance.