CMMVC8269E: The attempt to prepare the cluster for update has failed because the previous update is in prepare_failed state. The previous update must first be aborted before reattempting the update.


The current status of lsupdate reports the update as prepare_failed. This is an indication the user has already attempted to prepare an update, or started an update and in either scenario, the prepare has failed due to offline volumes. The cache flush has failed.

User Response

The user needs to correct the error that caused the prepare to fail. Offline volumes are the most likely cause, also node resets might cause a prepare failure. Stop updates with prepare failures with the applysoftware -abort command, then reattempt the update.