ISSUE: On a system with Spectrum OneClick only installed, the following error message is continuously written to the $SPECROOT/lib/SDPM/processd_log file:
Jan 13 16:08:11 Failure to send heartbeat message
Jan 13 16:28:39 Failure to send heartbeat message
Jan 13 16:49:07 Failure to send heartbeat message
Jan 13 17:09:34 Failure to send heartbeat message
CAUSE: When processd starts, it tries to connect to the configured Location Server process . The Location Server is not installed on a OneClick only system so there is not configured Location Server process for processd.
RESOLUTION: On a OneClick only system, this message is benign and can be ignored. To prevent the error from appearing, you can configure a Location Server by doing the following:
1. As the user that owns the Spectrum installation, create a file called .LocalRegFile in the $SPECROOT directory on the OneClick system
2. Add the following to the new .LocalRegFile file where <HOST> is the hostname of the Main Location Server (MLS) system:
3. Restart processd on the OneClick system
Now when processd starts, it will attempt to connect to the Location Server running on the MLS system.