Running the describedatastore utility fails and the following error message is returned:
Error: Error encountered: The data store machine may not have been initialized.
ArcGIS Data Store is upgraded in the wrong order when upgading the entire ArcGIS Enterprise deployment, for example, before Portal for ArcGIS and ArcGIS Server. Refer to Portal for ArcGIS: ArcGIS Enterprise upgrade order for more information.
Backup and reinstall ArcGIS Data Store in the correct upgrade order.
Warning: The following solution wipes data from the data store. It is recommended that the data is backed up before proceeding with these steps. Refer to Portal for ArcGIS: Manage data store backups for instructions.
unregisterdatastore –stores relational –prompt yes
Note: To restore any backups to the newly installed data store, use the restoredatastore utility.