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Error when creating Solaris endpoint in case the default shell of the connection account is ksh


Article ID: 208144


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CA Identity Manager


Identity Manager Unix v2 connector reports an error when creating Solaris endpoint:

Solaris machine is up and running, it is visible from JCS machine, and the prompt regex is correct and can validate OS prompt of Solaris machine.


The default shell of the Solaris account used to acquire the endpoint is sh or ksh


Release : 14.x

Component : IdentityMinder(Identity Manager)


To acquire Solaris endpoint using Unix v2 connector it is mandatory to have bash as the default shell for Solaris administrator account.

If default shell is ksh or sh, change it to bash for the root or sudo account used to acquire endpoint.