placement-status <category> <command> [<args>]


placement-status is a tool that provides routines for checking the status of a Placement deployment.


The standard pattern for executing a placement-status command is:

placement-status <category> <command> [<args>]

Run without arguments to see a list of available command categories:


Categories are:

  • upgrade

Detailed descriptions are below.

You can also run with a category argument such as upgrade to see a list of all commands in that category:

placement-status upgrade

These sections describe the available categories and arguments for placement-status.


placement-status upgrade check

Performs a release-specific readiness check before restarting services with new code. This command expects to have complete configuration and access to databases and services.

Return Codes

Return code



All upgrade readiness checks passed successfully and there is nothing to do.


At least one check encountered an issue and requires further investigation. This is considered a warning but the upgrade may be OK.


There was an upgrade status check failure that needs to be investigated. This should be considered something that stops an upgrade.


An unexpected error occurred.

History of Checks

1.0.0 (Stein)

  • Checks were added for incomplete consumers and missing root provider ids both of which can be remedied by running the placement-manage db online_data_migrations command.

2.0.0 (Train)

  • The Missing Root Provider IDs upgrade check will now result in a failure if there are still resource_providers records with a null root_provider_id value.