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IT22442: MULTIPLE HOSTNAME ALIASES IN THE HOSTS FILE ARE IGNORED

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • On the DataPower for Linux platform, multiple hostname alias
    entries in the /etc/hosts file are ignored while parsing it for
    the Static Hosts configuration, i.e. an entry like the
    following:
    127.0.0.1   localhost localhost1 localhost2
    only extracts the 'localhost' part, but ignores all
    the subsequent aliases.
    

Local fix

  • Use one static host alias per line.
    

Problem summary

  • Affected are all users of IDG for Linux and Docker, who have to
    use the /etc/hosts file to define DataPower's DNS configuration.
    
    By the usage of multiple static host aliases in the hosts file,
    e.g.:
    127.0.0.1   localhost localhost1 localhost2
    
    the unfixed DataPower firmware will only use the first alias
    "localhost", but not the others.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT22442

  • Reported component name

    DATAPOWER

  • Reported component ID

    DP1234567

  • Reported release

    752

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2017-09-26

  • Closed date

    2017-10-30

  • Last modified date

    2017-10-30

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    DATAPOWER

  • Fixed component ID

    DP1234567

Applicable component levels

  • R752 PSN

       UP

  • R760 PSN

       UP



Document information

More support for: IBM DataPower Gateways
General

Software version: 752

Reference #: IT22442

Modified date: 30 October 2017