Error When Updating Host in EPM Registry "The host name {server1} has been updated to the canonical name {server1}" (Doc ID 2275165.1)

Last updated on JUNE 15, 2017

Applies to:

Hyperion Essbase - Version 11.1.2.2.000 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The epmsys_registry.bat(sh) command is not updating the EPM registry with new_host when issued:

The new_host is an alias of old_host and they share the same IP address.  When the above command is run, it errors with:

The host name {server1} has been updated to the canonical name {server1}

Re-ran the epmsys_registry.bat/sh to generate the registry.html file and confirmed that old host {server1} is not updated to new host {server2}.

Changes

 Aliases were created for each existing host and alias names will be used instead of host names.

Cause

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