From: Rob Crittenden <>
 To: pgb205 <>; FreeIPA users list 
 Sent: Thursday, June 1, 2017 4:34 PM
 Subject: Re: [Freeipa-users] ipa-server-upgrade stuck
pgb205 via FreeIPA-users wrote:
> I have tried to start an apparently crashed instance of ipa server

Define crashed, and what version?

> and got
> ipactl start
> Upgrade required: please run ipa-server-upgrade command
> Aborting ipactl

It uses values from /var/lib/ipa/sysupgrade/sysupgrade.state to
determine the current version, the values data_version and platform in
the ipa section. It compares them against the running bits.

> ran ipa-server-upgrade which got to the following step, but no further
> /ipa.ipaserver.install.ldapupdate.LDAPUpdate: DEBUG:
> ---------------------------------------------/
> /ipa.ipaserver.install.ldapupdate.LDAPUpdate: DEBUG: Final value after
> applying updates/
> /ipa.ipaserver.install.ldapupdate.LDAPUpdate: DEBUG: dn:
> cn=selinux,dc=mmracks,dc=internal/
> /ipa.ipaserver.install.ldapupdate.LDAPUpdate: DEBUG: objectClass:/
> /ipa.ipaserver.install.ldapupdate.LDAPUpdate: DEBUG:    nsContainer/
> /ipa.ipaserver.install.ldapupdate.LDAPUpdate: DEBUG:    top/
> /ipa.ipaserver.install.ldapupdate.LDAPUpdate: DEBUG: cn:/
> /ipa.ipaserver.install.ldapupdate.LDAPUpdate: DEBUG:    selinux/
> the command is stuck and is not giving me any error.
> Any advise as to why I am suddenly prompted to upgrade but even more
> importantly on how I should get past the above point in the upgrade?

My guess is that 389-ds is hung up. I'd start with


this is what im getting in the logs. But don't know if it's significant
tail -f stacktrace.1496352523.txtThread 1 (Thread 0x7f5c15886880 (LWP 4427)):#0 
 0x00007f5c12ca6dfd in poll () from /lib64/ symbol table info 
available.#1  0x00007f5c135deb37 in _pr_poll_with_poll () from 
/lib64/libnspr4.soNo symbol table info available.#2  0x00007f5c158f1799 in 
slapd_daemon ()No symbol table info available.#3  0x00007f5c158e3253 in main 
()No symbol table info available.Detaching from program: /usr/sbin/ns-slapd, 
process 4427

We are on version 4.4

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