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cisaksen
17-Sep-2015, 21:03
Background: Running SUSE Mgr 2.1 and using SLES 12 virtual machines in vmware.

When registering a system using the bootstrap script I sometimes run into registering a system with an existing systemid. This ends up replacing the existing system in susmgr with the newly registered system. Has anyone happen to come across anyone who has modified the bootstrap script to check to see if the systemid already exists ?

If not can someone point me in the right direction on how to check for it ? That way I can try to avoid this. One solution I've been trying is to check for the systemid file and if it exists delete it.

Thanks

malcolmlewis
17-Sep-2015, 22:54
On Thu 17 Sep 2015 08:04:01 PM CDT, cisaksen wrote:


Background: Running SUSE Mgr 2.1 and using SLES 12 virtual machines in
vmware.

When registering a system using the bootstrap script I sometimes run
into registering a system with an existing systemid. This ends up
replacing the existing system in susmgr with the newly registered
system. Has anyone happen to come across anyone who has modified the
bootstrap script to check to see if the systemid already exists ?

If not can someone point me in the right direction on how to check for
it ? That way I can try to avoid this. One solution I've been trying
is to check for the systemid file and if it exists delete it.

Thanks




Hi
How are the systems being identified, hostname, ip address? How are the
vm's getting their ip addresses, dhcp, static.

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kwk
18-Sep-2015, 08:05
Sounds like cloned virtual machines. If this is the case, please follow https://wiki.microfocus.com/index.php/SUSE_Manager/Register_Clones