Spectrum install fails on Linux running ddm.cus script

Document ID : KB000032132
Last Modified Date : 28/11/2018
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The Spectrum install on Linux fails running the ddm.cus script. The post install log shows the following:

********** Started: Wed Sep 30 09:27:11 2015 **********

running Custom Script Install-Tools/CUS/ddm.cus

 Creating .configrc

Error(s) occurred. Please see /app/spectrum/Install-Tools/LOGS/

Script Install-Tools/CUS/ddm.cus has FAILED


The ddm.log shows the following:

Error opening the DDM database. The most likely causes:

 1. The SQL database server is not running.

 2. The username, password, hostname, or database name are not correct.

**^G Error during /app/spectrum/SS/DDM/ddm_load -qi 16


Possible issue with the localhost configuration in the /etc/hosts file. 


Check and verify the localhost is configured correctly in the /etc/hosts file. The following is a typical configuration for localhost in an /etc/hosts file on Linux:   localhost.localdomain localhost

::1         localhost6.localdomain6 localhost6