HW-134096 - VMware Identity Manager Connector may fail to communicate due to config-state.json corruption
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HW-134096 - VMware Identity Manager Connector may fail to communicate due to config-state.json corruption

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Article ID: 322679

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Products

VMware

Issue/Introduction

Symptoms:
  • VMware Identity Manager Connector may fail to communicate with the tenant nodes. This issue is observed when the config-state.json file gets corrupted. An error message similar to com.vmware.horizon.connector.utils.ServiceUtils - Failed to check service health: invalid MOL url this is seen in the /opt/vmware/horizon/workspace/logs/connector.log and/or /opt/vmware/horizon/workspace/logs/horizon.log  
  • Connector Failed to load Auth Adapters | Auth Adapters are missing from vIDM Node
  • The UI will not load and the URL will be redirected to https://<vIDMFQDN>/hc/error.
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Version(s) affected

VMware Identity Manager 3.3.x

 


Environment

VMware Identity Manager 3.3.x

Cause

This may occur when the disk space is full. 

Resolution

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Workaround:
Before following the steps below, make sure to take a snapshot of the virtual appliance(s)
  1. SSH to VMware Identity Manager Appliance(s) using root credentials. Change the directory to the location of the config-state.json file by running the command:

cd /usr/local/horizon/conf/states/<TENANT_NAME>/<WORKER_ID>
 
For example  cd /usr/local/horizon/conf/states/VSPHERE.LOCAL/3001
  1. Stop the service before doing anything.

service horizon-workspace stop
  1. Back up the current configuration file by running the command:

mv config-state.json config-state.json.1
  1. Copy application backup of the configuration file by running the command:

cp -p config-state.json.backup_<latest-stable-version> config-state.json
  1. Change the owner of the config-state.json to horizon user by running the command:

chown horizon:www /usr/local/horizon/conf/states/VSPHERE.LOCAL/3001/config-state.json
  1. Change the permission of the config-state.json file by running the command:

chmod 640 /usr/local/horizon/conf/states/VSPHERE.LOCAL/3001/config-state.json
  1. Start vIDM/Workspace service by running the command:

service horizon-workspace start
  1. Go to Directory Setting and for each tab do the save operation by navitaging to Identity & Access Management > YOUR DIRECTORY > Sync Settings

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  1. Navigate each of the tags and click on Save.
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Additional Information

Impact/Risks:

The config-state.json has been corrupted and needs to be restored. If not restored, the connectors are not going to work in the existing condition