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Unable to upgrade 2-node MetroCluster due to Data ONTAP version mismatch

Applies to

  • MetroCluster
  • ONTAP 9


When upgrading a 2-node MetroCluster to a new ONTAP version, the switchover fails with the following error message:

Error: command failed: Unable to perform the MetroCluster operation because of a Data ONTAP version mismatch. All nodes in a MetroCluster configuration must have the same
       version for both the current and default images. Upgrade or revert nodes as needed, then try the command again.





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