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[Support Tip] opccsa still lists old Management Server after switching names

Problem:

 

Two Management Servers switched names and one of them was decomissioned.

Now the old name still shows in the ovcs -list output of the new Management Server.

 

 

Pending requests listed via ovcs –status (and also get the same list via ovcm):

 

PENDING REQUESTS:

  REQUEST ID                           CORE ID                              HOST

  -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

  xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxx blah1.com

  xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxx blah2.com

  xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxx blah3.com

  xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxx blah4.com

  4 Pending Request(s)

REGISTERED OBSERVERS:

  opccsad(6837):

   http://NewMS.com:383/com.hp.ov.sec.cm.observer/xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxx/

  opccsad(10817):

   http://OldMS.com:383/com.hp.ov.sec.cm.observer/xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxx/

  2 Registered Observer(s)

 

 

SOLUTION:

 

Follow these steps:

 

 

Stop the processes with this command on OML 9.10:

opcsv –stop

2. Deregister any observer (old entries) as follows:

bbcutil –deregister "*"

3. Backup the reg.dat file:

mv /var/opt/OV/shared/server/datafiles/sec/cs/reg.dat \

/var/opt/OV/shared/server/datafiles/sec/cs/reg.dat.old

4. Delete any "opccsad" lock files:

rm –f /var/opt/OV/shared/server/tmp/opccsad.lock

5. Start the processes:

opcsv -start

6. You can check if there is any observer registered with the following commands:

/opt/OV/lbin/sec/ovcs -status

bbcutil –reg

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