Sysload Agent for VIOS : The agent launches the "netstat –v" command when adapter is not connected
Article ID: 86205
CA Automic Sysload
Affects Release version(s): 5
Error Message :
Patch level detected:SP Analyst Agent for IBM VIOS v5.61
Product Version: Sysload 5.6.0
Description :The agent launches the "netstat –v" command on network adapters that are not connected, this could lead to a crash of the VIOS system on unpatched VIOS systems (without IBM fix IV65286).
OS: IBM AIX
OS Version: AIX on versions
Root Cause: The issue was due to a bug on the VIOS systems of the command netstat -v
As a workaround for the agent VIOS 5.60, edit the configuration file sldvios.ini and set section [RTAD] as below :
Then restart the agent.
The definitve solution is included on Sysload Agent for IBM VIOS 5.80a
Fix Status: Released
Version: Sysload 5.8.0