Checkip.Sh Output Shows Ping Errors (Doc ID 1344954.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 09, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version: 11.2.2.3.0 to 11.2.2.3.0 - Release: 11.2 to 11.2
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms



When running checkip.sh script the dbm.out files shows several ping errors such as follows

...
Processing section SCAN
GOOD : <scan hostname> resolves to 3 IP addresses
GOOD : <scan hostname> forward resolves to <scan ipaddress>
GOOD : <scan ipaddress> reverse resolves to <scan hostname>.
ERROR : <scan ipaddress> pings
GOOD : <scan hostname> forward resolves to <scan ipaddress>
GOOD : <scan ipaddress> reverse resolves to <scan hostname>.
ERROR : <scan ipaddress> pings
GOOD : <scan hostname> forward resolves to <scan ipaddress>
GOOD : <scan ipaddress> reverse resolves to <scan hostname>.
ERROR : <scan ipaddress> pings
...
Processing section COMPUTE
GOOD : <db hostname> forward resolves to <db ipaddress>
GOOD : <db ipaddress> reverse resolves to <db hostname>.
ERROR : <db ipaddress> pings
GOOD : <db hostname> forward resolves to <db ipaddress>
GOOD : <db ipaddress> reverse resolves to <db hostname>.
ERROR : <db ipaddress> pings
...
Processing section CELL
GOOD : <cell hostname> forward resolves to <cell ipaddress>
GOOD : <cell ipaddress> reverse resolves to <cell hostname>.
ERROR : <cell ipaddress> pings
GOOD : <cell hostname> forward resolves to <cell ipaddress>
GOOD : <cell ipaddress> reverse resolves to <cell hostname>.
ERROR : <cell ipaddress> pings
...
Processing section ILOM
GOOD : <ilom hostname> forward resolves to <ilom ipaddress>
GOOD : <ilom ipaddress> reverse resolves to <ilom hostname>.
ERROR : <ilom ipaddress> pings
...
Processing section SWITCH
GOOD : <sw-kvm hostname> forward resolves to <sw-kvm ipaddress>
GOOD : <sw-kvm ipaddress> reverse resolves to <sw-kvm hostname>.
ERROR : <sw-kvm ipaddress> pings
GOOD : <sw-ip hostname> forward resolves to <sw-ip ipaddress>
GOOD : <sw-ip ipaddress> reverse resolves to <sw-ip hostname>.
ERROR : <sw-ip ipaddress> pings
...
Processing section VIP
GOOD : <vip hostname> forward resolves to <vip address>
GOOD : <vip address> reverse resolves to <vip hostname>.
ERROR : <vip address>

Cause

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