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Troubleshooting Issues with Virtual Network Terminal Server Daemon vntsd(1M) (Doc ID 1590708.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 19, 2023

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 6/06 U2 and later
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)


This document provides information on troubleshooting issues with Virtual Network Terminal Server Daemon (vntsd(1M)) in LDom configurations.

Troubleshooting Steps

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In this Document
Troubleshooting Steps
 Confirm SMF service svc:/ldoms/vntsd:default is running and in state 'online'
 Check  VCONS setup in LDom configuration
 Report error messages during invocation of 'telnet localhost'
 Collect and check the output of  /var/svc/log/ldoms-vntsd:default.log
 Try to restart the vntsd SMF service
 Check the loopback interface and make sure it is marked UP
 Check console log and /var/adm/messages* for any console or vntsd error messages on primary domain
 Check the status of the Domains
 Get pfiles output of the PID of vntsd
 Check devices and permission
 Try to recreate VCC devices manually in case the device for a Guest domain is missing
 Collect a truss on the PID of vntsd
 Check with netstat on the vcc port numbers
 vntsd collects console logs in Solaris 11 primary domains with LDom 3.0 and higher
 You might consider to remove and re-add the vcc
 Additional info to item 'Using Console Groups'
 Possible error messages
 vntsd goes to State: maintenance due to missing /var/log/vntsd
 Troubleshooting issues with console input/output to/from Guest Domain
 Check whether the guest domain is still running

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