Cell Node NTP setting causing PATCHMGR error "Cell configuration is not consistent with the actual running configuration" (Doc ID 2229270.1)

Last updated on JULY 25, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 12.1.2.3.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Cell Patching failing with the following message

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2017-01-30 07:03:10 -0500 [INFO] Disabling /var/log/cellos cleanup on this node for the duration of the patchmgr session.

2017-01-30 07:03:14 -0500 :Working: DO: Check cells have ssh equivalence for root user. Up to 10 seconds per cell ...
2017-01-30 07:03:14 -0500 :SUCCESS: DONE: Check cells have ssh equivalence for root user.
2017-01-30 07:03:21 -0500 :Working: DO: Initialize files, check space and state of cell services. Up to 1 minute ...
FAILED for following cells

db01celadm01: db01celadm01 10.2.192.66 2017-01-30 07:03:49 -0500: Cell configuration is not consistent with the actual running configuration. Run ipconf to correct the inconsistencies. Failed check: ipconf -verify
db01celadm02: db01celadm02 10.2.192.67 2017-01-30 07:03:49 -0500: Cell configuration is not consistent with the actual running configuration. Run ipconf to correct the inconsistencies. Failed check: ipconf -verify
db01celadm03: db01celadm03 10.2.192.68 2017-01-30 07:03:49 -0500: Cell configuration is not consistent with the actual running configuration. Run ipconf to correct the inconsistencies. Failed check: ipconf -verify
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Cause

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