Disconnected upgrade with wrong image in OCP 4

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • After running oc adm upgrade --image , it was made a typo in the image name so the upgrade got stuck.
  • Tried to force but failed too:
# oc adm upgrade --to-image <image> --allow-explicit-upgrade --force
warning: Using by-tag pull specs is dangerous, and while we still allow it in combination with --force for backward compatibility, it would be much safer to pass a by-digest pull spec instead
warning: The requested upgrade image is not one of the available updates.  You have used --allow-explicit-upgrade to the update to proceed anyway
warning: --force overrides cluster verification of your supplied release image and waives any update precondition failures.
error: already upgrading.

  Reason: UpdatePayloadRetrievalFailed
  Message: Unable to apply <image>: could not download the update


  • Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 4

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