Mammoth 2.2.1 Step 1 Fails With ERROR: Error Pinging PDU / SPINE / LEAF (Doc ID 1585400.1)

Last updated on MARCH 23, 2014

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 2.2.1 to 2.2.1 [Release 2.2]
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

During BDA Mammoth installation getting errors for "Checking if Cisco Switch and PDUs are pingable and resolvable" and then Success for the same check in step 1.

The following errors are seen:

INFO: Checking if Cisco Switch and PDUs are pingable and resolvable
ERROR: 1
ERROR: Error pinging PDU A: PDU_A_NAME
ERROR: 1
ERROR: Error pinging PDU B: PDU_B_NAME
ERROR: 1
ERROR: Error pinging SPINE: SPINE_NAME
ERROR: 1
ERROR: Error pinging LEAF1: LEAF1_NAME
ERROR: 1
ERROR: Error pinging LEAF2: LEAF2_NAME
SUCCESS: Ping checks for Cisco Switch and PDUs successfully completed

When checking manually all of the PDUs and switches resolve with dns and ping correctly.

Changes

 This was a new installation of Mammoth 2.2.1.

Cause

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