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Warning about manual upgrade validation check during ANDU in ONTAP 9.11 and below

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9.11 and below
  • ANDU (Automated Nondisruptive Upgrade)

Issue

Warning about manual upgrade validation checks that must be performed after starting the Automated NDU process:
 
::> cluster image update -version 9.3.0
Starting validation for this update...
It can take several minutes to complete validation...

WARNING: There are additional manual upgrade validation checks that must be performed after these automated validation checks have completed successfully.
Refer to the Upgrade Advisor Plan or "Performing manual checks before an automated cluster upgrade" section in the "Clustered Data ONTAP Upgrade Express Guide" for the remaining manual validation checks that need to be performed before update.
Failing to do so can result in an update failure or an I/O disruption.

Pre-update Check      Status     Error-Action
--------------------- ---------- --------------------------------------------
Manual checks         Warning    Warning: Manual validation checks need to
                                 be performed. Refer to the Upgrade Advisor
                                 Plan or "Performing manual checks before an
                                 automated cluster upgrade" section in the
                                 "Clustered Data ONTAP Upgrade Express
                                 Guide" for the remaining validation checks
                                 that need to be performed before update.
                                 Failing to do so can result in an update
                                 failure or an I/O disruption.
                                 Action: Refer to the Upgrade Advisor Plan
                                 or "Performing manual checks before an
                                 automated cluster upgrade" section in the
                                 "Clustered Data ONTAP Upgrade Express
                                 Guide" for the remaining validation checks
                                 that need to be performed before update.
Overall Status        Warning
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