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After BDA Upgrade Oracle Linux is Not Updated But No Package Conflicts are Identified (Doc ID 2710259.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 12, 2020

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 5.1.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

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After upgrade to BDA 5.1 / CDH 6.2.1 / OL7, bdachecksw or bdacheckcluster reports incorrect OS packages on one or more host like:

ERROR: Required package version dnsmasq-2.76-5.el7.x86_64 is not supported in release 5.1.0
ERROR: Required package version gnutls-3.3.26-9.0.1.el7.x86_64 is not supported in release 5.1.0
ERROR: Required package version krb5-libs-1.15.1-19.el7.x86_64 is not supported in release 5.1.0
ERROR: Required package version krb5-workstation-1.15.1-19.el7.x86_64 is not supported in release 5.1.0
ERROR: Required package version libstdc++-4.8.5-28.0.1.el7.x86_64 is not supported in release 5.1.0
ERROR: Required package version mdadm-4.0-13.el7.x86_64 is not supported in release 5.1.0
ERROR: Required package version openssh-server-7.4p1-16.el7.x86_64 is not supported in release 5.1.0
ERROR: Required package version perl-5.16.3-292.el7.x86_64 is not supported in release 5.1.0
ERROR: Required package version rpm-4.11.3-32.el7.x86_64 is not supported in release 5.1.0
ERROR: Required package version sudo-1.8.19p2-13.el7.x86_64 is not supported in release 5.1.0

Following either of:

which provide steps for running post_upgrade103 and generating a pu.out  file to identify package conflicts, does not identify any rpm conflicts preventing OS package upgrade.


In other words running:

and examining pu.out indicates that the full set of OS packages is not upgraded. However examining pu.out does not indicate any conflicting rpms or errors which prevented upgrade.

Cause

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Symptoms
Cause
Solution
 Background
 Steps to Resolve
References


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