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ONTAP upgrade disk ownership check fails in Metrocluster with many disks

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • ANDU (Automated Non Disruptive Update)
  • Metrocluster
  • Disk Ownership Check


  • Image validation fails in phase Pre-update checks with  Disk ownership check showing Status Error:
::> cluster image show-update-progress

Estimated Duration: 00:10:00
Elapsed Duration  : 00:01:59
Overall Status    : Pre-update checks are failed on cluster MCC1.
Pre-update checks are completed on cluster MCC2.

Cluster Name: MCC2                             Status: failed

Pre-update Check     Status            Error-Action
-------------------- ---------------   -------------------------------------
Disk ownership check Error             Error: Validation check failed to
                                       execute properly.
                                       Action: If the problem persists
                                       after retrying, delete the package
                                       and download again
  • Deleting the package and retrying again results in the identical error.
  • The check validates that each disk of one Plex belongs to the same Pool.
  • Manual validation confirms this being the case, but the check still fails.
  • Logfile messages.log displays a fetch: transfer timed out for validation script validation_rules_plex_same_pool.php:
Sun Jan 30 2022 08:22:48 +03:00 [kern_upgrademgr:info:10042] Command is /usr/bin/fetch -qo- http://localhost:937/support/dev/mroot/scripting/validation_rules_plex_same_pool.php?major=true&downgrade=false&isrolling=true; [ANDU_LOG at src/ in 'script_Exec_php']
Sun Jan 30 2022 08:24:48 +03:00 [kern_upgrademgr:info:10042] exit status is 1 { ANDU_LOG in script_Exec_php() at src/ }
Sun Jan 30 2022 08:24:48 +03:00 [kern_upgrademgr:info:10042] FAILED STDOUT:: { ANDU_LOG in script_Exec_php() at src/ }
00000045.01026e4e 1010d9b4 Sun Jan 30 2022 08:24:48 +03:00 [kern_upgrademgr:info:10042] FAILED STDERR::fetch: transfer timed out  { ANDU_LOG in script_Exec_php() at src/ }

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