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The bdachecknet Script Fails during Oracle Big Data Appliance Installation with Usage Messages (Doc ID 1935546.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 15, 2019

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance X4-2 Hardware - Version All Versions and later
Linux x86-64



NOTE: In the examples that follow, user details, cluster names, hostnames, directory paths, filenames, etc. represent a fictitious sample (and are used to provide an illustrative example only). Any similarity to actual persons, or entities, living or dead, is purely coincidental and not intended in any manner.


The bdachecknet script fails during Oracle Big Data Appliance installation with "Usage:" messages like the following:

[root@bdanode01 tmp]# bdachecknet | tee -a /tmp/bdachecknet_exp.out
bdachecknet: analyse /opt/oracle/bda/BdaDeploy.json
bdachecknet: passed
bdachecknet: checking for  BdaExpansion.json
bdachecknet: ping test private infiniband ips (bondib0 40gbs)
bdachecknet: passed
bdachecknet: ping test admin ips (eth0 1gbs)
bdachecknet: passed
bdachecknet: test admin network resolve and reverse resolve
Usage: host [-aCdlriTwv] [-c class] [-N ndots] [-t type] [-W time]
            [-R number] [-m flag] hostname [server]
       -a is equivalent to -v -t ANY
       -c specifies query class for non-IN data
       -C compares SOA records on authoritative nameservers
       -d is equivalent to -v
       -l lists all hosts in a domain, using AXFR
       -i IP6.INT reverse lookups
       -N changes the number of dots allowed before root lookup is done
       -r disables recursive processing
       -R specifies number of retries for UDP packets
       -s a SERVFAIL response should stop query
       -t specifies the query type
       -T enables TCP/IP mode
       -v enables verbose output
       -w specifies to wait forever for a reply
       -W specifies how long to wait for a reply
       -4 use IPv4 query transport only
       -6 use IPv6 query transport only
       -m set memory debugging flag (trace|record|usage)



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