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Service ca-certificates:default will not start and log shows OSError: [Errno 17] File exists (Doc ID 2131773.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 05, 2018

Applies to:

SPARC SuperCluster T4-4 - Version All Versions and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Issuing svcs -xv will show output similar to the following:

Problem Summary
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svc:/system/ca-certificates:default

Problem Description
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svc:/system/ca-certificates:default (CA Certificates Service)
State: maintenance since Sat Apr 16 06:23:45 2016
Reason: Start method failed repeatedly, last exited with status 1.
See: http://support.oracle.com/msg/SMF-8000-KS
See: man -M /usr/share/man -s 5 openssl
See: /var/svc/log/system-ca-certificates:default.log
Impact: This service is not running.

 

The corresponding system-ca-certificates:default.log mentioned in the output will show a trace back similar to the following:

[ Jan 16 09:22:52 Executing start method ("/lib/svc/method/svc-ca-certificates start"). ]
Re-generating OpenSSL hash Links
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/lib/svc/method/svc-ca-certificates", line 108, in <module>
smf_include.smf_main()
File "/usr/lib/python2.6/vendor-packages/smf_include.py", line 95, in smf_main
sys.exit(frame.f_globals[sys.argv[1]]())
File "/lib/svc/method/svc-ca-certificates", line 91, in start
generate_links()
File "/lib/svc/method/svc-ca-certificates", line 43, in generate_links
os.symlink(os.path.join(RELCDIR, cfile), os.path.join(LINKDIR, shash))
OSError: [Errno 17] File exists
[ Jan 16 09:22:54 Method "start" exited with status 1. ]

 



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