Sysload Agent for VIOS : mac flood caused by the command netstat -v launched by the collector

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Article ID: 86132

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Products

CA Automic Sysload

Issue/Introduction

Affects Release version(s): 5

Error Message :
No errors

Patch level detected:SP Analyst Agent for IBM VIOS v5.61
Product Version: Sysload 5.6.0

Description :A phenomenon of 'mac flooding' appears when the collector for VIOS launches the command 'netstat -v'

Cause

Cause type:
Defect
Root Cause: N/A

Environment

OS: IBM AIX
OS Version: AIX

Resolution

The workaround for version 5.60 is the following:
edit the configuration file "sldvios.ini" and set section [RTAD] as below :

[RTAD]
SEthAdapter=0
PEthAdapter=0
VEthAdapter=0
LAEthAdapter=0

The issue has been completely fixed on 5.80a version of the Agent for VIOS.

Fix Status: Released

Fix Version(s):
Component: Agents
Version: Sysload 5.8.0

Additional Information

Workaround :
N/A