Applying Fixpack 1 to a DASH server that is part of a High Availability cluster, fails with an error like this:
"DASH FP1 upgrade failed with return code: -1"
The DASH Fixpack1 upgrade failed with errors in the <Jazz-HOME>/profiles/wsadmin.traceout file.
(see below for details )
The Jazz SM DASH FP1 failed when part of a High Availability cluster.
Jazz SM/DASH 3.1 server part of a High Availability (HA) cluster.
Diagnosing the problem
Errors similar to these will be in the wsadmin.traceout file:
[9/19/13 11:13:32:907 EDT] 00000001 AbstractShell E WASX7120E: Diagnostic information from exception with text "com.ibm.ws.scripting.ScriptingException: WASX7418E: Application update for isc failed: see previous messages for details. " follows:
[9/19/13 11:13:32:912 EDT] 00000001 AbstractShell A WASX7093I: Issuing message: "WASX7017E: Exception received while running file "/opt/tws/IBM/JazzSM/ui/temp/fixpack/updateWar.py"; exception information: com.ibm.ws.scripting.ScriptingException: WASX7418E: Application update for isc failed: see previous messages for details. [9/19/13 11:13:32:915 EDT] 0000001f WasxShell A WASX7341W: No "save" was performed before the interactive scripting session exited; configuration changes will not be saved.
Resolving the problem
When upgrading multiple DASH instances running in a load balanced cluster; each node should be disjoined from the original cluster and upgraded separately. Once all the nodes have been upgraded, a new cluster can be created.