snmpwalk Is Failing When SunMC Is Enabled (Doc ID 1596288.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 to 10 1/13 U11 [Release 10.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Customer provided the following details:
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snmpwalk is intermittantly failing and hangs

This was noticed when SunMC is started and snmpd was not responding.

Further investigation shows that snmp is hanging when hrDevice was being queried
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Example of command that hangs:

  

Changes

 The problem shows up when SunMC is started and it checks disk

 If there is a DVD cdrom drive failure, snmp command querying it will hang.

Cause

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