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ONTAP upgrade fails - "aes128-gcm" and "aes256-gcm" are not supported when SSL FIPS mode is enabled

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Applies to

  • ONTAP upgrade with FIPS enabled


  • Check update progress

Cluster::> set diag
Cluster::*> cluster image show-update-progress
Estimated         Elapsed
Update Phase         Status                   Duration        Duration
-------------------- ----------------- --------------- ---------------
Pre-update checks    completed                00:10:00        00:00:04
Data ONTAP updates   paused-on-error          01:17:00        21:17:45

  • Review which Task failed during the upgrade

 Cluster::> set advanced
Cluster::*>system node upgrade-revert show -node Clustern1
Node: Clustern1                                    Status: aborted
Status Message: The upgrade aborted. Contact support personnel for the upgrade repair procedure.
Vers Phase      Status   Upgrade Phase Status Message
---- ---------- -------- ------------------------------------------------------
700  pre-root   applied  No upgrade is required for this phase.
700  pre-apps   applied  Upgrade successful.
700  post-apps  aborted  Cipher(s) "aes128-gcm" and "aes256-gcm" are not supported when SSL FIPS mode is enabled.
3 entries were displayed.

Cluster::*>system node upgrade-revert show -instance

Node         Vers Phase     ID  Proc   Status     Description
------------ ---- --------- --- ------ ---------- ----------------------------- 

Clustern1  600 post-apps 637 mgwd   aborted    sshd config Maxauthtries Upgrade Revert Task




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