Service Managment Facility Service Tags (stlisten) service fails to start due to name services (Doc ID 1009821.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 and later
All Platforms
***Checked for relevance on 15-Oct-2013***

Symptoms

The following messages are seen when SMF (Service Management Facility) starts the Service Tags listener (stlisten):

    inetd[...]: Property 'name' of instance
svc:/network/stlisten:default is missing, inconsistent or invalid
inetd[...]: Property 'proto' of instance
svc:/network/stlisten:default is missing, inconsistent or invalid
inetd[...]: Invalid configuration for
instance svc:/network/stlisten:default, placing in maintenance
The stlisten service is then in maintenance mode:
# svcs stlisten
STATE          STIME    FMRI
maintenance    16:50:24 svc:/network/stlisten:default
#
This typically occurs at boot time.

Cause

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