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Oracle Linux : ISCSI Packages Upgrade Caused LUN Outage (Doc ID 2564486.1)

Last updated on JULY 25, 2019

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

All iscsi volumes were disconnected after updating iscsi related rpm packages,  and also iscsi logins failed to work as expected immediately after the update.

The following is seen in the logs:

Jun 30 08:23:26 <hostname> systemd: Stopped Login and scanning of iSCSI devices.
Jun 30 08:23:26 <hostname> systemd: Stopping Login and scanning of iSCSI devices...
Jun 30 08:23:26 <hostname> systemd: Starting Login and scanning of iSCSI devices...
Jun 30 08:23:26 <hostname> systemd: Stopping Open-iSCSI...
Jun 30 08:23:26 <hostname> systemd: Stopping System Logging Service...
Jun 30 08:23:26 <hostname> rsyslogd: [origin software="rsyslogd" swVersion="8.24.0-34.el7" x-pid="17432" x-info="http://www.rsyslog.com"] exiting on signal 15.
Jun 30 08:23:26 <hostname> iscsid: iscsid shutting down. <<<<<<
Jun 30 08:23:26 <hostname> systemd: Stopped Open-iSCSI.
Jun 30 08:23:26 <hostname> systemd: Starting Open-iSCSI...
Jun 30 08:23:26 <hostname> iscsid: iscsid: InitiatorName=iqn.1988-12.com.oracle:<server>:58e5bed3d49
Jun 30 08:23:26 <hostname> iscsid: iscsid: InitiatorAlias=<server>
Jun 30 08:23:27 <hostname> systemd: Stopped System Logging Service.
Jun 30 08:23:27 <hostname> systemd: Starting System Logging Service...
Jun 30 08:23:27 <hostname> rsyslogd: [origin software="rsyslogd" swVersion="8.24.0-34.el7" x-pid="1762" x-info="http://www.rsyslog.com"] start
Jun 30 08:23:27 <hostname> systemd: Started System Logging Service.
Jun 30 08:23:27 <hostname> iscsid: iscsid: Max file limits 1024 4096
Jun 30 08:23:27 <hostname> iscsid: iscsid: st_start <IP ADDR>:3260 0
Jun 30 08:23:27 <hostname> iscsid: iscsid: re-opening session 1 (reopen_cnt 0)
Jun 30 08:23:29 <hostname> iscsid: iscsid: Poll was woken by an alarm
Jun 30 08:23:29 <hostname> iscsid: iscsid: re-opening session 1 (reopen_cnt 0)
Jun 30 08:23:29 <hostname> iscsid: iscsid: connecting to <IP ADDR>:3260
Jun 30 08:23:29 <hostname> iscsid: iscsid: connected local port 63608 to <IP ADDR>:3260
Jun 30 08:23:29 <hostname> iscsid: iscsid: login response status 0101
Jun 30 08:23:29 <hostname> iscsid: iscsid: Login authentication failed with target iqn.2001-05.com<server>:8-da6616-7c7b50768-9ff4f627c2e58418-xxxxxx-quorum-01 <<<<<<<
Jun 30 08:23:29 <hostname> iscsid: iscsid: login_rsp ret (8)
Jun 30 08:23:29 <hostname> iscsid: iscsid: re-opening session 1 (reopen_cnt 1)
Jun 30 08:23:29 <hostname> iscsid: iscsid: deleting a scheduled/waiting thread!
Jun 30 08:23:29 <hostname> iscsid: iscsid: disconnecting conn 0x7f18859e7468, fd 7 <<<<<
Jun 30 08:23:29 <hostname> iscsid: iscsid: expecting event 18, got 102, handling.. <<<<<<

Cause

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