IIS probe - How to disable the "localhost is NOT available" alert.

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Article ID: 193542

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NIMSOFT PROBES DX Infrastructure Management

Issue/Introduction

When installing the IIS probe locally, the probe documentation states the following:


However, the following alert can be generated:


This article explains how to disable this alert, if it is undesired.

Environment

Release : IIS probe - any version

Component : UIM - IIS

Resolution

To disable/prevent the alert to be generated, please execute the following procedure:


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1- In the etc/hosts file of the probe machine, please uncomment the localhost entry and save the file;

2- Open the IIS probe in raw config, and under "messages", delete the "MsgHostAvailError" key;

3- Deactivate/activate the probe;

4- Clear the alerts and check if they will appear again or not;
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If somehow the alert is still being generated after executing the above procedure, please contact the Broadcom Support Team.

Additional Information

https://techdocs.broadcom.com/content/broadcom/techdocs/us/en/ca-enterprise-software/it-operations-management/ca-unified-infrastructure-management-probes/GA/alphabetical-probe-articles/iis-iis-server-monitoring/iis-iis-server-monitoring-release-notes.html#concept.dita_3cb726de405ababfe3eaa95a2a4cd3bf1c1dc3fb_InstallationNotes

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