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Before and after upgrade validation check fails to execute on shelves and sensors

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Error message occurs during validation of ONTAP upgrade:

::> cluster image show-update-progress
                                              Estimated         Elapsed
Update Phase         Status                   Duration        Duration
-------------------- ----------------- --------------- ---------------
Pre-update checks    failed                   00:10:00        00:04:21
Pre-update Check     Status            Error-Action
-------------------- ----------------- --------------------------------------         
Shelves and Sensors  Error             Error: Validation check failed to
check                                  execute properly.
                                       Action: If the problem persists after
                                       retrying, delete the package and
                                       download again

May also see an error about CPU utilization:

Shelves and Sensors  Error             Error: Validation check failed to
check                                  execute properly.
                  Action: Ensure CPU utilization is
                                       less than 50%
by running the "node
                                 run -node <nodenames> -command
                                       sysstat -c 10 3" command and then try
                                       the validation again using the
                                       "cluster image validate" command. If
                                       the problem persists after retrying,
            contact technical support for

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