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Upgrade of Oracle VM Manager 3.4.X fails with error "Failure running the ovm_preUpgrade script, upgrade cannot continue" (Doc ID 2103086.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 20, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.2.9 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Upgrade of Oracle VM Manager from 3.2.10 to 3.4.1 fails. Example:

# ./runInstaller.sh -i upgrade -c /root/config.yml -y

Oracle VM Manager Release 3.4.1 Installer

Oracle VM Manager Installer log file:
/var/log/ovmm/ovm-manager-3-install-2015-12-23-082428.log

Verifying upgrading prerequisites ...
*** WARNING: Recommended memory for the Oracle VM Manager server installation
using Local MySql DB is 7680 MB RAM

Starting Upgrade ...

Reading database parameters from config ...

Verifying configuration ...

Upgrading from version 3.2.10.763 to version 3.4.1.1226

Running ovm_preUpgrade script, please be patient this may take a long time
...
Wed Dec 23 08:24:53 2015: All jobs in the job log will now be deleted.
Wed Dec 23 08:24:53 2015: Deleting 183 jobs before upgrade.
Wed Dec 23 08:25:27 2015: 183 jobs have been deleted.
4 jobs are still in the job log.
Failure running the ovm_preUpgrade script, upgrade cannot continue!

Changes

None.

Cause

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