nimldr fails on HP-UX 11.31 with error message: Could not figure out what HP-UX version you are running

Document ID : KB000033925
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Errors such as the following would appear in the nimldr.log:
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Mar 24 13:45:34:624 nimldr: Could not figure out what HP-UX version you are running!
Mar 24 13:45:34:624 nimldr: Could not figure out what operating system you are running!

This error may occur if the hostname of the HP-UX system is more than 8 characters long, and the kernel tuning parameters on the system are not set to allow this.

To resolve this, run the following command as root just prior to running nimldr:

kctune -B uname_eoverflow=0

This will allow nimldr to proceed and successfully install the robot without a change to a shorter hostname.