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RE: [nv-l] Internal NetView UP trap reporting wrong hostname

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Subject: RE: [nv-l] Internal NetView UP trap reporting wrong hostname
From: "Van Order, Drew \(US - Hermitage\)" <dvanorder@deloitte.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Aug 2005 14:30:01 -0500
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Think this might be something--not getting reverse lookup--although I
figured it would use hosts if it did not get a name in return.

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On Behalf Of Paul
Sent: Thursday, August 18, 2005 10:56 AM
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Subject: Re: [nv-l] Internal NetView UP trap reporting wrong hostname

Did you do both a forward and reverse look up on the ip address?
There really is no other place for NetView to get the name....


Van Order, Drew (US - Hermitage) wrote:

>Me neither, and I found nothing searching the list archives...but then
>the strangest things happen here. Ovorsutil -d shows ustivux02 for all
>entries. I forgot to mention I did check hosts and did a nslookup. It's
>all good. 
>Just another day in the Twilight Zone....
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>On Behalf Of James Shanks
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>Never seen this before.
>reset_ci rebuilds the ovorsd section of the database.  You can check
>in it with ovorsutil -d.
>Does that show that we think we are on ustivux02 or ustivux01?
>If that's correct, then I don't think anything went wrong with the
>Are you certain that the /etc/hosts file on this box is correct and
>matches what's in DNS?
>James Shanks
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