selogrd cannot start with error 4631

Document ID : KB000025716
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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selogrd which is the log emitter for log routing functionality cannot start with following error:
ERROR 4631 (0x1217) initializing /opt/CA/eTrustAccessControl/bin/selogrd


The error code of 4631 (0x1217) means "Cannot find local machine host name". This occurs when local hostname is not resolved.


To start selogrd, local hostname has to be resolved.
You can start selogrd after resolving local hostname in system.
For example, adding /etc/hosts entry for local hostname or setting DNS correctly.