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ANDU "Rekey Progress Check" error with NVE conversion

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9.3 and later
  • NetApp Volume Encryption (NVE)
  • Automated Non-Disruptive Upgrade (ANDU)


  • Volume Encryption conversion is in progress and may be in a paused state
  • ANDU is started
  • ANDU validation does not complete, citing a rekey progress check error even if the -ignore-validation-warning true flag is used

::*> cluster image update -version <version> -ignore-validation-warning true
Starting validation for this update...
It can take several minutes to complete validation...

Pre-update Check      Status     Error-Action
--------------------- ---------- --------------------------------------------
Volume Encryption     Error      Error: There are active volume encryption
Rekey Progress Check             rekeys or conversions in the cluster.
                                 Action: Use the "volume encryption rekey
                                 show" and "volume encryption conversion
                                 show" commands to display the volumes
                                 undergoing volume encryption rekey and
                                 conversion respectively. Ensure that there
                                 are no active volume encryption rekeys or
                                 conversions before attempting NDU.
Overall Status        Error

# entries were displayed.
Validation has reported problems. Please address errors and retry update.
Error: command failed: Validation checks failed with errors.


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