Solaris [TM] 10 Operating System (OS) - inetd, inetconv and nsswitch.conf interaction (Doc ID 1011053.1)

Last updated on MARCH 22, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 8.0 and later
All Platforms
***Checked for relevance on 12-MAY-2014***

Symptoms

After performing all of the following:

You may receive messages like this:

Dec 15 15:37:35 s10host inetd[881]: Property 'name' of instance svc:/network/newservice/tcp:default is missing,
inconsistent or invalid
Dec 15 15:37:35 s10host inetd[881]: Property 'proto' of instance svc:/network/newservice/tcp:default is missing,
inconsistent or invalid
Dec 15 15:37:35 s10host inetd[881]: Invalid configuration for instance svc:/network/newservice/tcp:default,
placing in maintenance 

Cause

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