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Data Protector Troubleshooting

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  1. Check if firewall is running and enabled. Check if SElinux is enabled in RHEL.  Temporary disable both to exclude both factors.
    1. Look at chkconfig --list
    2. Check if service is running, for example
      • for Red Hat  service iptables status
      • for Syse service SuSEfirewall2_init status
  2. Try manually start /opt/omni/lbin/inet and see the messages (sometime, especially if automated installation using tarball was use,  you have 64 bit client installed on 32 bit box):
     /opt/omni/lbin/inet -log /var/opt/omni/log/inet.log
    HP Data Protector A.06.20: INET, internal build PHSS_42602/DPSOL_00464/DPLNX_00170(b621), built on Fri Dec  9 11:27:48 2011
  3. Check if anything was written to /var/opt/omni/log/inet.log
  4. Check omni service configuration.

    Two points to check:

    For example:

    service omni
    {
        socket_type         = stream
        protocol            = tcp
        wait                = no
        user                = root
        server              = /opt/omni/lbin/inet
        server_args         = inet -log /var/opt/omni/log/inet.log
        disable             = no
        flags               = IPV6 -- wrong
        instances           = UNLIMITED
        per_source          = UNLIMITED
    }
  5. Check /etc/var/messages. Here for example when 64 bit client was installed on 32 bit Linux:
    Sep 11 13:51:32 box01 xinetd[31612]: execv( /opt/omni/lbin/inet ) failed: Exec format error (errno = 8)
    
  6. Check if xinetd is listening of port 5555
    netstat -an |grep 5555 
    telnet localhost 5555
  7. Connect from your DP server. If connection to port 5555 is OK you see
    Connected to box27.firma.com.
    Escape character is '^]'.
    HP Data Protector A.06.20: INET, internal build PHSS_42602/DPSOL_00464/DPLNX_00170(b621), built on Fri 09 Dec 2011 05:44:48 PM EST
    Connection closed by foreign host.

    Failure to connect typically looks like:

    dp_server:/etc> telnet box27 5555
    Trying...
    telnet: Unable to connect to remote host: Connection refused
    dp_server:/etc> telnet box27 5555
  8. Check DP agent logs, especially the date of the last record written.

    Logs location: /var/opt/omni/log  Actually /var/opt/omni contains a count of symlinks that provide that data of client installation: 

    DP logs location: /var/opt/omni/log

    There are two logs:
    -rw-rw-rw- 1 root sys     9692 Jun  6 13:06 debug.log
    -rw-rw-rw- 1 root root 1810920 Jun 27 13:13 inet.log
    Datastamp on inet.log actually are telling something about when last interaction with the server occurred.
  9. Increase debug level of /opt/omni/lbin/inet
    service omni
    {
        socket_type         = stream
        protocol            = tcp
        wait                = no
        user                = root
        server              = /opt/omni/lbin/inet
        server_args         = inet -log /var/opt/omni/log/inet.log -debug 1-140 DBG_01.txt
        disable             = no
        instances           = UNLIMITED
        per_source          = UNLIMITED
    }
    Save the file and run the
    service xinetd restart

    command to apply the changes.

    
    
    	

Getting TCP dump

Let's assume that out server is dp_server.firma.com and out test box is box01.firma.com.

On Server side open two windows. One for tcpdump, the other for telnet command.

tcpdump -vvv -s0 -l src or dst nti01.firma.com
Connection closed by foreign host.
dp_server:/var/opt/omni/log> telnet box01.firma.com 5555
Trying...
Connected to box01.firma.com.
Escape character is '^]'.
Connection closed by foreign host.

On client side:

root@box01:/opt/omni/newconfig/var # tcpdump -vvv -s0 -l src or dst dp_server.firma.com
tcpdump: listening on eth0, link-type EN10MB (Ethernet), capture size 65535 bytes
14:16:11.399557 IP (tos 0x0, ttl  63, id 37125, offset 0, flags [DF], proto 6, length: 48) dp_server.firma.com.49434 > box01.firma.com.omni: S [tcp sum ok] 108858745:108858745(0) win 32768  
14:16:11.414013 IP (tos 0x0, ttl  63, id 37126, offset 0, flags [DF], proto 6, length: 40) dp_server.firma.com.49434 > box01.firma.com.omni: . [tcp sum ok] 108858746:108858746(0) ack 773015701 win 32768
14:16:11.436814 IP (tos 0x0, ttl  63, id 37127, offset 0, flags [DF], proto 6, length: 40) dp_server.firma.com.49434 > box01.firma.com.omni: . [tcp sum ok] 0:0(0) ack 2 win 32768
14:16:11.436864 IP (tos 0x0, ttl  63, id 37128, offset 0, flags [DF], proto 6, length: 40) dp_server.firma.com.49434 > box01.firma.com.omni: F [tcp sum ok] 0:0(0) ack 2 win 0

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[Sep 11, 2012] HP Communities - Impossible to telnet port 5555 - Enterprise Business Community

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What is the service that is running in the port 5555, is it data protector?

If you run

netstat -an |grep 5555

Do you see the port in the LISTEN state?

Try stopping the firewall if any:

/opt/omni
/opt/omni # service iptables status
Firewall is stopped.
# /opt/omni/lbin/inet inet -log /var/opt/omni/log/inet.log
HP Data Protector A.06.20: INET, internal build PHSS_42602/DPSOL_00464/DPLNX_00170(b621), built on Fri Dec  9 17:44:48 2011

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