SUSE Manager server upgrade, script failure, "ERROR: Latest installed version is 14".

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SUSE Manager 4.2 Server


After a SUSE Manager minor version upgrade from 4.1 to 4.2, a script is executed to upgrade SUSE Manager's postgresql database to version 13. The script "" fails with the following output:

You have postgresql-server 14 installed.
You have postgresql server 12 configured.
ERROR: Latest installed version is 14, which does not match 13, the option you provided with -d.


Manually downgrade the "postgresql" and "postgresql-server" packages to the expected version (version 13).
# zypper in --oldpackage postgresql-13-10.3.3 postgresql-server-13-10.3.3

Run the db upgrade script and continue following the documentation to complete the upgrade process:


Executing the DB upgrade script is required after initially upgrading to SUSE Manager 4.2.
The db upgrade scripts for SUSE manager 4.2 require postgresql to have the version 13 packages installed.
The postgresql version 14 packages were added to the SLE-Module-Server-Applications15-SP3-Updates channel.
This has caused the postgresql and postgresql-server packages to be upgraded to version 14 during the minor version upgrade, replacing the postgresql version 13 packages before the script could be run.

The situation should be addressed soon with a more permanent solution.


Reported to Engineering

Additional Information

Documentation -

To determine the exact package versions for the newest postgresql 13 packages, on the SUSE Manager server you can run:
# zypper se -sx -t package postgresql13 postgresql-server


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  • Document ID:000020428
  • Creation Date: 09-Nov-2021
  • Modified Date:09-Nov-2021
    • SUSE Manager Server

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