"ERROR: external keymanager check failed" during ONTAP upgrade from 9.3 to later 9.3P release even after running delete-kmip-config
- NetApp ONTAP 9.3
- NetApp Storage Encryption (NSE)
- Upgrading from 9.3 (any P release) to a later 9.3 P release results in error, depending on upgrade method.
- ANDU (Automated Non-Disruptive Upgrade) fails with:
Error: Image update failed to start..
- Manual upgrade via CLI (
system node image update) fails with:
Error: External key management is configured on the cluster.
Please unconfigure the external key management before
upgrading to Data ONTAP 9.3.
To unconfigure, run the command:
"security key-manager delete-kmip-config"
ERROR: external keymanager check failed.
- Running the command security key-manager delete-kmip-config fails with:
Error: command failed: KMIP server is not configured.