Summary: SMC (Solaris Management Console)

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Date: Mon Nov 28 2005 - 03:18:35 EST
>On a fresh install of Sparc Solaris 9 (on an e420r) - the SMC app works.
>Upon patching to yesterday's 9_Recommended - it fails - the applets all have
>red stop signs in the console, and it says something like - 'There is no
>server running...' and 'No Solaris Management Console server was available
>on the specified server.'

I posted this question on a Sun forum:
and seem to have found a fix - e.g. SMC now works with the latest
A new self-signed key had to be generated.

>I was able to correct this problem on my server

>The .server file is the smc java keystore that contains
>the private/public key pair for SSL

>You can create this file by executing
>cd /usr/sadm/lib/smc/bin
>certtool -genkey

>Once the keys are generated execute
>/etc/init.d/init.wbem stop
>/etc/init.d/init.wbem start

>if your smpatch no longer works
>take a look at the following article

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