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Unable to start Spectrum Application, unable to set CAP_SETFCAP effective capability: Operation not permitted

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Article ID: 203200

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Products

CA Spectrum CA eHealth

Issue/Introduction

unable to start Spectrum Applicaton

$ ./startSS.pl &
[1]     2702
$ unable to set CAP_SETFCAP effective capability: Operation not permitted
Started: SpectroSERVER Daemon, PID = 2713

Nov 12 04:21:51 : /app/CA/spectrum/SS/SpectroSERVER starting
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Nov 12 04:21:51 ERROR TRACE at VNM.cc(446): Required capabilities cap_net_raw and cap_net_bind_service are not set properly.
Nov 12 04:21:51 ERROR TRACE at VNM.cc(447): If installed Spectrum as non-root,Please run the $SPECROOT/Install-Tools/CASpectrum_ProcessRegister.sh as root to properly set capabilities if not run earlier
Nov 12 04:21:51 ERROR TRACE at VNM.cc(448): If replaced SpectroSERVER file, then once start SS using startSS.pl with install owner

Environment

Release : 10.4.x/20.x

Component : Spectrum Core / SpectroSERVER

Cause

Need to re-register Processd as suggested in VNM.OUT

Resolution

Switch to root user

# cd $SPECROOT/Install-Tools

./CASpectrum_ProcessRegister.sh

Switch to install user

cd $SPECROOT/bin

./startSS.pl

Now it will start fine

NOTE:

If still problem persists please open a case with Broadcom Support.