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SP upgrade fails - ERROR : SP FW Update Unsuccessful

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Applies to

ONTAP 9

Issue

The sp update is failing: 

FW package install failed.....FAILED
Cleaning up...
ERROR : SP FW Update Unsuccessful

Example:

SP> sp updare http://XXXXX/netapp/sp/sp/SP_FW.tar.gz
NOTE: In most cases, ONTAP will automatically update the SP firmware with a compatible firmware version in the background and no action is required from you. 
Manually installing the SP firmware using this command may result in incompatible combinations of ONTAP and SP firmware. 
Use of this command is not recommended. New SP version : 1.2.3
Do you wish to continue? (y/n) : y 
Downloading package...
Uncompressing package...(md5sum=b77bf458aaefa591da120f2da101d35f) 
Unarchiving package...
Inspecting firmware...
Installing package...
Firmware install failed. Error message: Metadata info not present in destination partition
FW package install failed.....FAILED
Cleaning up...
ERROR : SP FW Update Unsuccessful

 

 

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