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Oracle Linux 7 - "iscsi.service" Stuck in "activating" State After Upgrading iscsi-initiator-utils to Version 6.2.0.874-20.0.3 (Doc ID 2810213.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 30, 2021

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.6 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [4.14.35] and later
Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 20.1.12.0.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

After updating the iscsi-initiator-utils package iscsi.service fails to start and is seen to be in "activating" state.

A manual restart of the service or killing the processes started by the post-install scripts and then starting the service manually will help overcome.

Changes

iscsi-initiator-utils and iscsi-initiator-utils-iscsiuio upgraded to version 6.2.0.874-20.0.3

Cause

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