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Often this is a side effect of incorrect installation of the node. For example running local installation without specifying HPOM server and certificate server.

On managed node do following: goto /opt/OV/bin/

./ovconfchg -ns sec.core.auth -set CERTIFICATE_SERVER hostname_of_HPOM_server

then ./ovc -kill ./ovc -start

You can detect tthis condition indirectly (opcmsgi service fails) or directory running command

You can also manually edit the on your (agent) machine:

> ovconfchg -edit

Search for: [sec.cm.client]

And add this line:
CERTIFICATE_SERVER=<your OM server name>

Then the certificate request should work.
 

 

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Unable to send Certificate Request.

Mar 26, 2009 | IT Resource Center forums

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 0: ERR: Thu Mar 26 18:23:51 2009: ovcd (1768/4896): (sec.cm.client-50) Configuration setting CERTIFICATE_SERVER is not set. Certificate request cannot be sent. 0: ERR: Thu Mar 26 18:24:51 2009: ovcd (1768/4896): (sec.cm.client-50) Configuration setting CERTIFICATE_SERVER is not set. Certificate request cannot be sent.

What can be the reason for getting this error?

I am using OVOW version 8.10.

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AsHiSh JoHaRi Mar 26, 2009 14:12:21 GMT Unassigned

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- you forgot to mention certificate server. This is your HPOVO management server from which your are managing nodes......

AsHiSh JoHaRi Mar 26, 2009 14:17:38 GMT Unassigned

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- I would like to add following:

On unix nodes i use following command to install agent which contains 'HPOVO management server' as management server & 'HPOVO management server' as certificate server.

For UNIX Nodes[linux, Solaris, HP-Unix] HTTPS-Agent Installation command is: ./opc_inst -srv predator.icd.teradyne.com -cert_srv predator.icd.teradyne.com

For MS-Windows HTTPS-Agent installation command is:

cscript opc_inst.vbs -srv predator.icd.teradyne.com -cert_srv predator.icd.teradyne.com

Note: Here 'srv' is for HPOVO management server & 'cert_srv' is for Certificate server.

AsHiSh JoHaRi Mar 26, 2009 14:31:16 GMT Unassigned

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Now there are two ways to troubleshoot:

1. Reinstall agent & Reconfigured it in HPOVO

2. Or Try following

On managed node do following: goto /opt/OV/bin/

./ovconfchg -ns sec.core.auth -set CERTIFICATE_SERVER hostname_of_HPOM_server

then ./ovc -kill ./ovc -start