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BMC firmware changes to 15.92 after ONTAP upgrade

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • AFF A250
  • Baseboard Management Controller (BMC)


  • The BMC Firmware version of one node shows 15.92 following the ONTAP upgrade:

Service Processor          Status: Online
  Firmware Version:   15.92  
  Mgmt MAC Address:   d0:39:ea:49:6d:d3
  Ethernet Link:      up, 1Gbps
  Using DHCP:         no

  • The partner node is upgraded properly to the BMC firmware bundled with the ONTAP:

Cluster::> system service-processor show
                               IP           Firmware
Node          Type Status      Configured   Version   IP Address
------------- ---- ----------- ------------ --------- -------------------------
Node-01       BMC  online       true        15.10     10.X.XXX.3
Node-02       BMC  online       true        15.92     10.X.XXX.4
2 entries were displayed.

  • The following events are seen in the SP-MGMT-MLOG-TXT.GZ section of the autosupport:

[kern_servprocd:info:6467] 0x808ad2700: 0: NOTICE: Servprocd::SpUpdate: update: BMC update has been successfully triggered.
[kern_servprocd:info:6467] 0x808ad2700: 0: NOTICE: Servprocd::SpUpdate: lookup_bmc_updt_str: BMC update - Image flash in progress.(0x8)
[kern_servprocd:info:6467] 0x80a028e00: 8803e8000009f720: ERR: Servprocd::CLI: get_bmc_boot_image: Failed to get boot image for BMC
[kern_servprocd:info:6467] 0x808ad2700: 0: NOTICE: Servprocd::SpUpdate: monitorUpdate: Waiting for BMC update to complete. Monitor count=(3), sleep 30 seconds...
[kern_servprocd:info:6467] 0x808ad2700: 0: ERR: Servprocd::SpUpdate: servprocd_cpmi_get_fw_update_info: cpmi_get_fw_update_info(0x10) Failed.
[kern_servprocd:info:6467] 0x808ad2700: 0: ERR: Servprocd::SpUpdate: monitorUpdtPrgrs: unable to get firmware update progress.

  • Rebooting the BMC of the affected node does not update the BMC to the correct version.

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