Gethostname failed: Running participating host installer failed to find the host name on AIX

(Doc ID 1029419.1)

Last updated on MAY 01, 2017

Applies to:

Sun Schema Runtime Environment (SRE) - Version 5.0.5u2 and later
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (32-bit)

Symptoms

Running the following participating host installer command:

    egate/client/bin/stcinstd.exe -v -ss -rh<host> -rs<schema> -un<username> -up<password> -rp0000000 -wm0000060

results in the following error:

    stcinstd.exe (Information): ServiceMain(): Startedegtints1:/egate/client/bin$
    stcupdater.exe

    stcupdater (Error): gethostbyname failed to find host [<hostname>]: success (0x00000000)
    stcupdater (Error): Unable to find host: <hostname>

Cause

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