The vntsd service entered maintenance mode and errored Invalid listen address 'hostname'

(Doc ID 1952360.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 01, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 to 11.3 [Release 10.0 to 11.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The vntsd service entered maintenance mode and recorded errors in the the /var/adm/messages file where 'hostname' is the name of the Solaris host.

vntsd[4777]: Invalid listen address 'hostname'
svc.startd[11]: ldoms/vntsd:default failed: transitioned to maintenance (see 'svcs -xv' for details)



 The listen_addr property for vntsd remote console had been set with svccfg command



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