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Dell EMC VxRail: VCF on VxRail NSX-T upgrade failed in Precheck for Edge Clusters

Summary: VCF on VxRail upgrade fails during NSX-T Edge Precheck due to admin password being expired on Edge nodes.

Primary Product: VxRail Appliance Family

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Last Published: 22 May 2020

Article Type: Break Fix

Published Status: Online

Version: 5

Dell EMC VxRail: VCF on VxRail NSX-T upgrade failed in Precheck for Edge Clusters

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Issue


  • VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) on VxRail upgrade fails on the pre-check steps for NSX-T Edge Nodes

  • Error message listed in SDDC Manager GUI states:
    NSX-T upgrade failed in precheck for edge clusters. Check for errors in the LCM log files at 127.0.0.1:/var/log/vmware/vcf/lcm, and address those errors. Restart the upgrade

  • Error message listed in NSX-T Manager GUI under 'Edges' section states: 
    Edge transport node status information not found from MP data for edge node <UUID>  when selecting  System > Upgrade > Upgrade Summary > Pre Check Status

SDDC Manager GUI:   
 
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Cause
The 'admin' user on NSX-T Edge nodes has an expired password. This can be confirmed by opening an SSH session and logging in to the Edge nodes.

 
Resolution
Update the expired password on the NSX-T Edge nodes. After updating, set the password back to the original value via the "set user admin" command. Optionally, the password expiration policy can be adjusted afterwards.

More information regarding password management can be found in the below document.
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Issue


  • VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) on VxRail upgrade fails on the pre-check steps for NSX-T Edge Nodes

  • Error message listed in SDDC Manager GUI states:
    NSX-T upgrade failed in precheck for edge clusters. Check for errors in the LCM log files at 127.0.0.1:/var/log/vmware/vcf/lcm, and address those errors. Restart the upgrade

  • Error message listed in NSX-T Manager GUI under 'Edges' section states: 
    Edge transport node status information not found from MP data for edge node <UUID>  when selecting  System > Upgrade > Upgrade Summary > Pre Check Status

SDDC Manager GUI:   
 
User-added image
Cause
The 'admin' user on NSX-T Edge nodes has an expired password. This can be confirmed by opening an SSH session and logging in to the Edge nodes.

 
Resolution

Update the expired password on the NSX-T Edge nodes. After updating, set the password back to the original value via the "set user admin" command. Optionally, the password expiration policy can be adjusted afterwards.

More information regarding password management can be found in the below document.

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Wed Dec 18 2019 16:07:04 GMT

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