Hostname in Veritas Operations Manager (VOM) appears as long string of random numbers

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A hostname in VOM may appear in various views as a long string of numerics inside brace characters (see ERROR below).  This behavior may seem to be random and appear sometimes while not at other times.

Error Message


The string displayed above corresponds to the Universally Unique Identifier (UUID) value assigned to that host.  This string can be found in the file /var/opt/VRTSsfmh/shared/domain.conf . 




# cd /var/opt/VRTSsfmh/shared
# ls
domain.conf  events       stats        xdist
# cat domain.conf{00020003-ba2f-8c21-0000-0000832f8c21}:SunOS:5.10:sparc:sfm:unknown


Code defect


This issue is resolved by the following HotFix: vom-HF050001960-04


This patch is available at the SORT website:

(enter the patch name above in the Search field at the upper right then click on the patch name link in the search results).


Applies To

VOM 5.0 Managed Host (MH) on any supported Unix or Windows Operating System; see patch page on SORT for details.

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