Spectrum install on Linux fails running the mibtools.cus script

Document ID : KB000032021
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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ISSUE:

The Spectrum install on Linux fails running the mibtools.cus script. The post install log shows the following:

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

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

 Error(s) occurred. Please see /app/spectrum/Install-Tools/LOGS/10.0.0.0.251_20150930/mibtools.log.

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

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

 

The mibtools.log shows the following:

Communications link failure

The last packet sent successfully to the server was 0 milliseconds ago. The driver has not received any packets from the s

erver.

**^G Error during /app/spectrum/MibDatabase/scripts/BulkMibCompile.sh -d /app/spectrum/MibDatabase/contrib -skip_search

 

CAUSE:

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

 

RESOLUTION:

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:

127.0.0.1   localhost.localdomain localhost

::1         localhost6.localdomain6 localhost6