When upgrading a VA-SPE running 8.2R5.1 or below that was deployed with an OVF template to a higher version, the upgrade will fail will the following error message:
Step 6: Failed to export configuration data
From the serial console, the error message will state:
unable to import user data
Import failure is fatal at /home/bin/dsimporttail line 246.
Unable to import data! Sorry.
Shutting down network...
Unable to run boot scripts, you will need to do a rollback(10)
When attempting to upgrade to 8.3RX, the upgrade does not start.
Additional symptoms are the following:
- Importing the XML configuration from such an appliance to a VA which runs higher version of the software fails