[ PCA 2.3.x ] A Compute Node fails to upgrade after running get_image with "Error Message: Error (UPDATE_001): Failed to pass pca_pre_upgrade_check for compute-nodes"

(Doc ID 2335196.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 06, 2017

Applies to:

Private Cloud Appliance - Version 2.3.1 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

On Oracle Private Cloud Appliance, after running a command such as :

# pca-admin update appliance get image http://www.example.com/pca.iso

Attempting to update a compute node fails with :

[root@ovcamn05r1 tmp]# pca-admin update compute-node ovcacn07r1
************************************************************
WARNING !!! THIS IS A DESTRUCTIVE OPERATION.
************************************************************
Are you sure [y/N]:y

Status: Failure
Error Message: Error (UPDATE_001): Failed to pass pca_pre_upgrade_check for
compute-nodes ['ovcacn07r1'], please check /var/log/ovca.log for more details

 

The /var/log/ovca.log records :

[2017-12-03 00:57:21 260212] INFO (mgmt:1258) Running upgrade_utils.py for compute nodes [ovcacn07r1]
[2017-12-03 00:57:22 260212] INFO (mgmt:1260) Usage: upgrade_utils.py --pca --ovm [options]

example: upgrade_utils.py --pca=2.3.2 --ovm=3.4.4 -m --check_only
upgrade_utils.py --pca=2.3.2 --ovm=3.4.4 -c -s ovcacn07r1,ovcacn08r1

upgrade_utils.py: error: option --pca is required
2
[2017-12-03 00:57:22 260212] ERROR (api_util:37) Error while invoking API.
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/ovca/api/api_util.py", line 35, in inner
ret = func(*args, **kwargs)
File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/ovca/api/internal_api.py", line 561, in upgrade_server
raise OvcaApiException("UPDATE_001", server_names)
OvcaApiException: Error (UPDATE_001): Failed to pass pca_pre_upgrade_check
for compute-nodes ['ovcacn07r1'], please check /var/log/ovca.log for more
details

 

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