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ONTAP upgrade fails with "Aborted. Failed to disable background disk firmware updates on the source node"

Applies to

  • ONTAP 9.5P9
  • Automated Non-Disruptive Update (ANDU)

Issue

During non-disruptive ONTAP upgrade, first node in the HA partner upgrades successfully, but the partner upgrade completes in partial giveback.

cluster::*> storage failover show-giveback
               Partner
Node           Aggregate         Giveback Status
-------------- ----------------- ---------------------------------------------
node01
               CFO Aggregates    Done
               SFO Aggregates    Aborted. Failed to disable background disk
                                 firmware updates on the source node. Wait a
                                 few minutes then try the operation again.
node02
                                 No aggregates to give back

Event log entries:

Tue Jan 07 17:33:10 CET [cluster: cf_giveback: sfo.giveback.aborted.bdfu:error]: Giveback is aborted: node01 took more than 120 seconds to finish the background disk firmware update.

 

 

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