Step 1 of Mammoth Upgrade Fails with "INFO: Installed software is already at latest version" (Doc ID 2304554.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 06, 2017

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.4.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Step 1 of Mammoth upgrade fails with the informational message:

INFO: Installed software is already at latest version

The message is saying that the existing Mammoth version on the cluster is the same as the version which is being upgraded to.  Therefore there is nothing for the upgrade to do, hence the upgrade terminates.

Perform the follow checks on Node 1 of the cluster as 'root' user.

1. To confirm the existing Mammoth version on the cluster:

  1. Verify the value of "MAMMOTH_VERSION" in /opt/oracle/bda/install/state/config.json.
  2. Verify the output from: "bdacli getinfo cluster_version".

Both of these should be the same and represent the version on the existing cluster.

For example in the case of an upgrade from Mammoth 4.4 to Mammoth 4.7:

a) The value of "MAMMOTH_VERSION" in /opt/oracle/bda/install/state/config.json would show: 

  

Cause

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