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Cisco Bug: CSCvt16423 - Application upgrade from to failing due to pipelineadmin crashing

Last Modified

Sep 30, 2020

Products (1)

  • Cisco DNA Center

Known Affected Releases

DNAC1.3.3.0 DNAC1.3.3.4

Description (partial)

While upgrading Cisco DNA Center's application packages from version to, the pipelineadmin service may degrade into the CrashLoopBackOff state.

  Type     Reason            Age                From                 Message
  ----     ------            ----               ----                 -------
  Warning  FailedScheduling  5m (x3 over 5m)    default-scheduler    0/1 nodes are available: 1 node(s) didn't match pod affinity/anti-affinity, 1 node(s) didn't satisfy existing pods anti-affinity rules.
  Normal   Scheduled         5m                 default-scheduler    Successfully assigned ndp/pipelineadmin-65985d6c77-8kg88 to x.x.x.x
  Normal   Created           4m (x4 over 5m)    kubelet, x.x.x.x  Created container
  Normal   Started           4m (x4 over 5m)    kubelet, x.x.x.x  Started container
  Normal   Pulling           3m (x5 over 5m)    kubelet, x.x.x.x  pulling image "maglev-registry.maglev-system.svc.cluster.local:5000/ndp/pipelineadmin:"
  Normal   Pulled            3m (x5 over 5m)    kubelet, x.x.x.x  Successfully pulled image "maglev-registry.maglev-system.svc.cluster.local:5000/ndp/pipelineadmin:"
  Warning  BackOff           34s (x22 over 5m)  kubelet, x.x.x.x  Back-off restarting failed container

| 436 | 2020-02-24 08:39:20 | ERROR | main | 1 | | Error while initializing services.
Caused by: Unable to create directory /var/data/ndp/_no_backup_/pipelines

The service fails to initialize due to being "Unable to create directory /var/data/ndp/_no_backup_/pipelines".

This was observed following an upgrade from to, in a single node setup.
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