Multinode Upgrade Failed From Any Version That Supports Classic Executions To 2023.4 Version Job Executions In Classic Folders Are Blocked

Orchestrator upgrade failed from 2022.4.x version to 2023.4 version.

Error Reproduction Steps:

  1. Use the parameter to generate log file while running the installer for upgrade
  • - /l*vx.
This will generate a log file in the same folder from where installer is being run.


UiPathOrchestrator.msi PARAMETERS_FILE=install.json SECONDARY_NODE=1 /l*vx log.txt /passive


Closing MSIHANDLE (17) of type 790531 for thread 10936

  1. Review the following Orchestrator Standalone Installation Guide - Before you upgrade : Prerequisites before selecting "OK":
  2. Job executions in classic folders are blocked
  3. Pre-upgrade database maintenance
  4. If required to abort the process, select "Cancel".

MSI (s) (34:2C) [22:12:07:623]: Closing MSIHANDLE (11) of type 790542 for thread 3264

CustomAction CheckOrchestratorPrerequisitesQuiet returned actual error code 1603 (note this may not be 100% accurate if translation happened inside sandbox)

Action ended 22:12:07: CheckOrchestratorPrerequisitesQuiet. Return value 3.

Action ended 22:12:07: INSTALL. Return value 3.

Root Cause: Whenever upgrade from any version that supports classic folder executions, to the 2023.4 version which does not support it, generally on the first node it gives a pop up to accept the same.

In case this pop up does not come up or in case the upgrade is getting stuck with this error (-Job executions in classic folders are blocked) on the second node, then this parameter needs to be passed, which works as acceptance of no execution of classic processes.


When upgrading from the command line, add the following parameter to confirm that all restrictions around classic folders are known:

  • For standalone Orchestrator: add CONFIRM_BLOCK_CLASSIC_EXECUTIONS and set it to 1