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Unable To Keep A Messaging Server Resource Online After IP Addresses Have Been Changed (Doc ID 1008299.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 15, 2018

Applies to:

Solaris Cluster - Version: 3.0 and later   [Release: 3.0 and later ]
Oracle Communications Messaging Server - Version: 5.2 and later    [Release: 5.2 and later]
All Platforms

Symptoms


After the IP address of the logical and the physical hosts are changed in /etc/hosts and both cluster nodes are rebooted, the Sun Java[TM] System Messaging Server resource fails to keep itself online and keeps restarting.  The  /var/adm/messages shows errors similar to:

Sep 15 15:49:16 albany SC[SUNW.ims,studims-rg,ha-ims,ims_fm]: [ID 433396 daemon.error] Service failed to start in Start_timeout seconds.
Sep 15 15:49:16 albany Cluster.RGM.rgmd: [ID 784560 daemon.notice] resource ha-ims status on node albany change to R_FM_DEGRADED
Sep 15 15:49:16 albany Cluster.RGM.rgmd: [ID 922363 daemon.notice] resource ha-ims status msg on node albany change to
Sep 15 15:51:16 albany SC[SUNW.ims,studims-rg,ha-ims,ims_fm]: [ID 914655 daemon.error] Restarting the resource ha-ims.

The following error messages were also present in the dispatcher.log-* file :

15:42:15.02 (   4): app_listen(SMTP/25): bind failed with address in use, retrying in 1 second...
15:42:16.03 ( 4): app_listen(SMTP/25): bind failed with address in use, retrying in 1 second...
15:42:17.04 ( 4): app_listen(SMTP/25): bind failed with address in use, retrying in 1 second...
15:42:18.05 ( 4): app_listen(SMTP/25): bind failed with address in use, retrying in 1 second...
15:42:19.06 ( 4): app_listen(SMTP/25): bind failed with address in use, retrying in 1 second...
15:42:20.07 ( 4): app_listen(SMTP/25): bind failed with address in use, retrying in 1 second...
15:42:21.08 ( 4): app_listen(SMTP/25): bind failed with address in use, retrying in 1 second...
15:42:22.09 ( 4): app_listen(SMTP/25): bind failed with address in use, retrying in 1 second...
15:42:23.10 ( 4): app_listen(SMTP/25): bind failed with address in use, retrying in 1 second...\
15:42:24.12 ( 4): app_listen(SMTP/25): bind routine failed, errno=125 (Address already in use)
15:42:24.12 ( 7): app_listen(SMTP_SUBMIT/587): bind failed with address in use, retrying in 1 second...
15:42:25.13 ( 7): app_listen(SMTP_SUBMIT/587): bind failed with address in use, retrying in 1 second...
15:42:26.14 ( 7): app_listen(SMTP_SUBMIT/587): bind failed with address in use, retrying in 1 second...
15:42:27.15 ( 7): app_listen(SMTP_SUBMIT/587): bind failed with address in use, retrying in 1 second...
15:42:28.16 ( 7): app_listen(SMTP_SUBMIT/587): bind failed with address in use, retrying in 1 second...
15:42:29.17 ( 7): app_listen(SMTP_SUBMIT/587): bind failed with address in use, retrying in 1 second...
15:42:30.18 ( 7): app_listen(SMTP_SUBMIT/587): bind failed with address in use, retrying in 1 second...
15:42:31.19 ( 7): app_listen(SMTP_SUBMIT/587): bind failed with address in use, retrying in 1 second...
15:42:32.20 ( 7): app_listen(SMTP_SUBMIT/587): bind failed with address in use, retrying in 1 second...
15:42:33.21 ( 7): app_listen(SMTP_SUBMIT/587): bind routine failed, errno=125 (Address already in use)

Changes


Changing the IP Address of the logical and the physical hosts

Cause

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