Error "Invalid value for NAME in Target" during discovering Exadata
(Doc ID 1684165.1)
Last updated on JULY 22, 2020
Applies to:Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 18.104.22.168.0 to 22.214.171.124.0 [Release 12.1]
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Using EM 126.96.36.199.0 to discove the Exadata Database Machine and at the third step "prerequisite discovery" the following error occurs.
oracle.sysman.emSDK.emd.comm.commException: Invalid value for NAME in Target
From the emagent_perl.trc:
dbmDiscovery.pl: Wed Jun 18 12:27:05 2014: ERROR: The node_desc file on IB switch with GUID <GUID> does not have the supported format: Mellanox 4036 # 4036-57F0. Please correct the node_desc file before proceeding with the discovery process. The node_desc file is located at /sys/class/infiniband/is4_0 on the IB switch. You can change the content of the node_desc file as root, e.g. "echo -n SUN DCS 36P QDR exa1sw-ib1.mydomain.com > node_desc" or "echo -n SUN IB QDR GW switch exa1sw-ib1.mydomain.com <IP> > node_desc"
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