Ticket #6588 (closed defect: fixed)
Importing Appliance -- Error-Message: VBOX_E_FILE_ERROR
|Reported by:||trofab||Owned by:|
|Version:||VirtualBox 3.1.6||Keywords:||import appliance|
Description (last modified by aeichner) (diff)
Please read this carefully. I'm a computer specialist and software developer; I know what I'm talking about. ;-)
On importing an appliance (a.k.a 'ovf'-file) into VirtualBox I receive the error message: "Couldn't calculate SHA1 digest for file 'Xubuntu_9.10.ovf' (VERR_FILE_NOT_FOUND)."
As it is often the case this errormessage is misleading at best. The real reason -- and I'm certain of this -- is that the directory path leading to the 'ovf'-file contains German umlauts (characters like 'ö', 'ä', 'ü' and the like).
It seems that the characters of the directory path are somehow misinterpreted if they are German umlauts and VirtualBox is subsequently not able to locate the 'mf'-file containing the SHA1-digests.
I verified that and I'm 100% certain that's the real problem. Please look into it. Thank you.