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Re: [nv-l] ITSA, ovtopodump and fully-qualified selection names

2005-09-20 14:41:50
Subject: Re: [nv-l] ITSA, ovtopodump and fully-qualified selection names
From: Jane Curry <jane.curry AT skills-1st.co DOT uk>
To: nv-l AT lists.us.ibm DOT com
Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2005 19:40:46 +0100
Thanks Fredo - should have mentioned that I had thoroughly checked out DNS. It seems it was to do with half removed entries for the 2 switches...
Cheers,
Jane

REIBENSCHUH Alfred wrote:

hi!

> Deleted all 3 switches entirely and completely recycled all NetView
> daemons.  Rediscovered 3 switches - same symptoms.
>
> Digging deeper, ovobjprint definitely has Selection Name
> fields without
> the trailing "."; however "ovtopodump -lr switch2.skills-1st.co.uk"
> gives information but "ovtopodump -lr
> switch.skills-1st.co.uk" does not
> - it DOES if you put a trailing "." on.

sounds like a misconfigured dns

put the domain names into /etc/hosts (with a trailing '.')
and see if discovery works correctly.

you might also like to "dig skills-1st.co.uk. axfr |grep switch"
and look for any double dots.


cheers,

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fredo

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