Upgrading ceph-iscsi from RHCS 3 to RHCS 4 fails if ceph-iscsi-tools is installed in the cluster

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  • While updating the ceph-iscsi package getting below error:
# yum update ceph-iscsi
Loaded plugins: product-id, search-disabled-repos, subscription-manager
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package ceph-iscsi.noarch 0:3.4-4.el7cp will be obsoleting
--> Processing Dependency: python-cryptography for package: ceph-iscsi-3.4-4.el7cp.noarch


Error: Package: ceph-iscsi-tools-2.1-3.el7cp.noarch (@rhel-7-server-rhceph-3-tools-rpms)
           Requires: ceph-iscsi-config >= 2.3-1
           Removing: ceph-iscsi-config-2.6-23.el7cp.noarch (@rhel-7-server-rhceph-3-tools-rpms)
               ceph-iscsi-config = 2.6-23.el7cp
           Obsoleted By: ceph-iscsi-3.4-4.el7cp.noarch (lo-rhel-7-server-rhceph-4-tools-rpms)
               Not found
 You could try using --skip-broken to work around the problem
 You could try running: rpm -Va --nofiles --nodigest
  • Upgrading the cluster to RHCS 4.x fails to upgrade ceph-iscsi package if we have already installed ceph-iscsi-tools in RHCS 3.x environment.
  • ceph-iscsi rpm spec couldn't correctly handle the upgrading from old ceph-iscsi versions.


  • Red Hat Ceph Storage 4.x

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