Cell configuration is not consistent with the actual running configuration. Run ipconf to correct the inconsistencies. Failed check: ipconf -verify

(Doc ID 2264200.1)

Last updated on MAY 15, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 12.1.2.3.3 to 12.1.2.3.5 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Exacheck Version 12.2.0.1.3_20170331 reports following failure for all storage cells:

DATA FROM EXABCEL01/02/03/04 FOR VERIFY ACTIVE SYSTEM VALUES MATCH THOSE DEFINED IN CONFIGURATION FILE "CELL.CONF" [STORAGE SERVER]

ILOM hostname exabcel01-ilom must match exabcel01-ilom.local in /opt/oracle.cellos/cell.conf : FAILED
ILOM hostname exabcel02-ilom must match exabcel02-ilom.local in /opt/oracle.cellos/cell.conf : FAILED
ILOM hostname exabcel03-ilom must match exabcel03-ilom.local in /opt/oracle.cellos/cell.conf : FAILED
ILOM hostname exabcel04-ilom must match exabcel04-ilom.local in /opt/oracle.cellos/cell.conf : FAILED

Pre-check for Cell Patching to Image 12.1.2.3.5 fails as well for every cell:

# ./patchmgr -cells cell_group -patch_check_prereq
...

FAILED for following cells
exabcel01: exabcel01 10.x.xx.x 2017-05-05 15:31:13 +0200: Cell configuration is not consistent with the actual running configuration. Run ipconf to correct the inconsistencies. Failed check: ipconf -verify
exabcel02: exabcel02 10.x.xx.x 2017-05-05 15:31:14 +0200: Cell configuration is not consistent with the actual running configuration. Run ipconf to correct the inconsistencies. Failed check: ipconf -verify
exabcel03: exabcel03 10.x.xx.x 2017-05-05 15:31:15 +0200: Cell configuration is not consistent with the actual running configuration. Run ipconf to correct the inconsistencies. Failed check: ipconf -verify
exabcel04: exabcel04 10.x.xx.x 2017-05-05 15:31:08 +0200: Cell configuration is not consistent with the actual running configuration. Run ipconf to correct the inconsistencies. Failed check: ipconf -verify
2017-05-05 15:31:17 +0200 :FAILED: Details in files <cell_name>.log /u01/patches/CELL/patch_12.1.2.3.5.170418/patchmgr.stdout, /u01/patches/CELL/patch_12.1.2.3.5.170418/patchmgr.stderr

 

Changes

As of Bug 22963344 latest ipconf has added validation for mandatory '.' for ILOM searchpath.

Cause

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