Sun Fire[TM] 12K/15K/E20K/E25K System Management Services: The smsconnectsc command fails with "all ports busy" or just hangs. (Doc ID 1012322.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 12, 2016

Applies to:

Sun Fire E25K Server - Version Not Applicable to Not Applicable [Release N/A]
Sun Fire 12K Server - Version Not Applicable to Not Applicable [Release N/A]
Sun Fire 15K Server - Version Not Applicable to Not Applicable [Release N/A]
Sun Fire E20K Server - Version Not Applicable to Not Applicable [Release N/A]
All Platforms

Symptoms

The smsconnectsc command fails with "all ports busy" or just hangs.

From the System Management Services Reference Manual:

"The smsconnectsc command creates a remote tip console session from a local SC, in order to reach a hung remote SC console."

This document discusses what happens when the smsconnectsc command fails with "all ports busy" or just hangs.

Running the smsconnectsc command might succeed, but hang:


sc0:sms-svc> smsconnectsc
Attempting to determine remote SC power state. This may take some time.
Attempting to get TTY connection state. This may take some time.
TTY connection is OFF.
About to connect to other SC. Do you want to continue (yes/no)? y
Attempting to set TTY connection state. This may take some time.
connected
<No response to input>
~.
[EOT]
sc0:sms-svc>


Running the smsconnectsc command might fail, displaying the following errors:


sc0:sms-svc>smsconnectsc
Attempting to determine remote SC power state. This may take some time.
Attempting to get TTY connection state. This may take some time.
TTY connection is OFF.
About to connect to other SC. Do you want to continue (yes/no)? yes
Attempting to set TTY connection state. This may take some time.
tip: can't create files in lock file directory /var/spool/locks ****
all ports busy
Attempting to set TTY connection state. This may take some time.
sc0:sms-svc>


Running the smsconnectsc command might fail, displaying the following errors:


sc0:sms-svc> smsconnectsc
Attempting to determine remote SC power state. This may take some time.
Attempting to get TTY connection state. This may take some time.
TTY connection is OFF.
About to connect to other SC. Do you want to continue (yes/no)? yes
Attempting to set TTY connection state. This may take some time.
all ports busy
Attempting to set TTY connection state. This may take some time.
sc0:sms-svc>




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