- Virtual Automation Agent has been updated by means of VA Management Node web interface through 'Software updates' screen.
The task to install the update fails with the following messages:
Starting the process Completed ... Initializing repository (http://download.pa.parallels.com/pva/repo/agent). #312 Connection to remote host cannot be open or is closed Failed
After the task fails, the node is shown as offline in VA and the related services are down on the respective hardware node:
[root@pcs ~]# pvaagent status pvaagentd dead but pid file exists [root@pcs ~]# pvapp status pvappd is stopped
pvappdservice cannot be started with the following errors:
[root@pcs ~]# pvapp start Starting pvappd: Starting httpd: Syntax error on line 6 of /etc/opt/pva/pp/plugins/httpd/include.ssl.conf: SSLCertificateFile: file '/etc/httpd/$$ssl_cert_root/ssl.crt/server.crt' does not exist or is empty [FAILED]
The corresponding VA update log (
/var/log/pva/setup/<date_time>_pva-setup.log) ends abruptly with the following messages:
02/16/14 01:36:36 > Performing PVA 6.0 postupgrade configuration 02/16/14 01:36:36 - Configuring component 'PVA Agent Core Libraries' 02/16/14 01:36:36 - Reconfiguring PVA Agent Core Libraries 02/16/14 01:36:36 * LinuxHelper::execute_command - executing sh /etc/opt/pva/setup/cached_repo//linux/x86_64/11/6.0-2160/hints/pva-agent-core-postUpgrade.sh --packages "linux/x86_64/11/6.0-2160/files/RPMS/pva-agent-core-6.0-968.x86_64.rpm linux/x86_64/11/6.0-2160/files/RPMS/pva-agent-core-third-6.0-968.x86_64.rpm"
As a result, Power Panel does not work for any Containers and Virtual Machines, hosted on the node.
- Network adapter type cannot be changed for virtual machines in VA MN interface.
The issue is recognized as a product bug with internal ID PVA-33626. The process of updating VA Agent from VA should be improved.
Install VA updates through the backend command-line interface with
# pva-setup --install
Refer to this article for more information about installing/removing specific versions of VA MN and Agent
To fix the broken system, it is required to reinstall VA Agent completely:
113071 How to install/reinstall/upgrade VA Agent