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ONTAP update fails to start on MetroCluster due to status cluster update waiting

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • MetroCluster


  • ONTAP update fails to start on MetroCluster due to status cluster update waiting
  • The cluster image show-update-progress command indicates that an update is in progress:

Cluster::> cluster image show-update-progress

                                     Estimated         Elapsed
Cluster                               Duration        Duration Status
------------------------------ --------------- --------------- ----------------
Cluster                               01:13:00  238 days 00:12 waiting
Cluster                               01:13:00        00:18:33 completed

Details: Cluster "Cluster" updated successfully.

  • The update cannot be paused, resumed, canceled or aborted:

Cluster::*> cluster image abort-update

Warning: Aborting an update should only be done when an update cannot be
         completed or canceled. This operation may result in a mixed-version in
         this two-node MetroCluster configuration.
         Do you want to continue? {y|n}: y

Error: command failed: entry doesn't exist



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