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Error messages seen in the Spectrum Control Panel and VNM.OUT file when starting the SpectroSERVER


Article ID: 7967


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CA Spectrum


When starting the SpectroSERVER, the following errors are seen in the Spectrum Control Panel and VNM.OUT file and the SpectroSERVER fails to start:

Aug 07:07:51:42 ERROR TRACE at Unable to read .vnmrc! Error:2 

Aug 07:07:51:42 ERROR TRACE at Failed to update snmpv3_engine_id parameter in .vnmrc  


There is a problem reading the $SPECROOT/SS/.vnmrc file


Release: a7n0c000000PBNr


Check for the following:

1. Ensure the $SPECROOT/SS/.vnmrc file exists

2. Check the permissions of the $SPECROOT/SS/.vnmrc file

3. If the $SPECROOT/SS/.vnmrc file has been modified recently, check the contents to ensure they are correct

4. Ensure the name of the $SPECROOT/SS/.vnmrc file has not been changed. If edited on Windows using NotePad or WordPad, the file name could have been changed to .vnmrc.txt or .vnmrc.rtf or .vnmrc.vnmrc

Additional Information

Please reference "SpectroSERVER (.vnmrc) Resources" for more information on the .vnmrc file.