Cannot Connect the AS/400 (iSeries) Robot to a Hub

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Article ID: 6874

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Products

DX Infrastructure Management NIMSOFT PROBES

Issue/Introduction

The AS/400 robot was showing up in IM but getting communication errors when trying to access any of the probe GUIs.

Cause

There are some additional special entries that need to be added into the robot.cfg and host files of the AS/400 (iSeries) robot.

Environment

AS/400 (iSeries) robotUIM 7.x - 8.x

Resolution

1. Modify the robot.cfg file as follows: 

 

<controller> 

domain = <domain name>

hub = <hub name>

hubrobotname = <hub robot name>

hubip = <hub IP>

robotname = <robot name>

robotip = <robot IP>

strict_ip_binding=no 

local_ip_validation=no 

<remote> 

contip = <robot ip>

</remote> 

</controller> 

 

2. Peform the following to edit the hosts file:

 

* Navigate to the hosts file through the CFGTCP command and select option 10. 

* Add entries for the AS/400 robot ip address and the hub robot ip address.