Openview software distributor push agent (60 Views)
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Paul Cadieux
Posts: 16
Registered: ‎11-25-2002
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Openview software distributor push agent

Hi,

I have just installed hpux 10.20 to a K570. I chose a default installation. I am now trying to install software. Each time I run SWINSTALL, I get the following message immediately after the "Select Target Path" window:

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"perseus:/": The operation you have attempted is only allowed on
target???machines which have HP???OpenView???Software???Distributor installed. To perform this operation, first run the HP OpenView Software distributor pushAgent(1m).


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I have checked the system and as far as I can tell Software Distributor is installed and running. A check of processes shows swagentd as running.

Help....what to do?

Paul.
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Mateja Bezjak
Posts: 149
Registered: ‎11-11-1998
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Re: Openview software distributor push agent

Hi Paul,

First you need to check whether DNS is configured properly.

/etc/hosts
/etc/resolv.conf

Your /etc/hosts file should look like:
10.17.5.70 miata miata.hp.com
127.0.0.1 localhost loopback

The second thing you can do (depending on you version of SD - version can be checked by "what /usr/sbin/swinstall") is touch /var/adm/sw/.sdkey
But this operation will only succeed with versions higher than A.02.01.

I hope this helps. Regards,
Mateja
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