VxRail: VxRail upgrade fails due to timeout during entering maintenance mode

           

   Article Number:     501164                                   Article Version: 8     Article Type:    Break Fix 
   

 


Product:

 

VxRail Appliance Family,VxRail Appliance Series,VxRail Software

 

Issue:

 

 

In some production environment, host has super-sized VM /or with heavy load, entering Maintenance Mode times out after 30 minutes caused upgrade failure. It could be worked around by changed timeout in lcm-application.properties.   

          
                                                             

 

 

Resolution:

 

 

Workaround   
   
    SSH login VxRail Manager, change to "root" user   
    Edit /usr/lib/vmware-marvin/marvind/webapps/extension/WEB-INF/classes/lcm-application.properties   
    Change the value to "3600" - which menas 60 min timeout for entering Maintenance Mode   

      # The timeout for enter maintenance mode       
        lcmProperties.enter.maitenance.mode.timeout=1800