Unable to run restart Vertica on host

book

Article ID: 103445

calendar_today

Updated On:

Products

CA Infrastructure Management CA Infrastructure Management CA Performance Management - Usage and Administration CA Performance Management - Data Polling

Issue/Introduction

When trying to use /opt/vertica/bin/adminTools and run restart Vertica on host, the command continually asks for a password and then fails.
 
/opt/vertica/bin/adminTools -t restart_node -s node3 -d drdata -F 
Info: no password specified, using none 
*** Restarting nodes for database drdata *** 
restart host node3 with catalog v_drdata_node0003_catalog 
Eenter password for [email protected] (3 attempts left): 
Enter password for [email protected] (2 attempts left): 
Enter password for [email protected] (2 attempts left): 
Enter password for [email protected] (1 attempts left): 
Enter password for [email protected] (1 attempts left):

Cause

When validating SSH you can see the following:
 
$ ssh [email protected]
[email protected]'s password:
Warning: your password will expire in 3 days

It is this password warning that is causing problems.

Environment

Release:
Component: IMSTOR

Resolution

Update the password or alter the expiration date on the password for the dradmin account on all affected systems.