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Solaris Cluster 4.x: 'scinstall' Command or Reboot Node/System/Server Removes Hostname from /etc/hosts (Doc ID 1404124.1)

Last updated on APRIL 19, 2021

Applies to:

Solaris Cluster - Version 4.0 to 4.3 [Release 4.0 to 4.3]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

The scinstall command of Solaris Cluster 4.x is removing a valid hostname from /etc/inet/hosts file. The same can happen when the cluster node is rebooted. Because in both cases the /usr/cluster/lib/sc/sc_update_hosts script is called.

 

Changes

Installation of Solaris Cluster 4.x to an already running host.

Or reboot of a Solaris Cluster node.

Cause

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