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[PCA 2.x] Upgrade Management Node Fails with "FATAL ERROR: Halting upgrade immediately" and preinstall.log Reads "OVMAPI_6000E Internal Error: Connection refused" (Doc ID 2285723.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 22, 2022

Applies to:

Private Cloud Appliance - Version 2.1.1 and later
Linux x86-64


 During a Private Cloud Appliance upgrade to release 2.3.1 when running :

The upgrade fails relatively fast with the following kind of error :

And when reviewing the preinstall.log from the error, it reads :


The management node on which the upgrade was run is also marked as DEAD/dead in the node database as part of the process.


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