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ArcGIS Server 9.2 patch for machine names longer than fifteen characters (Solaris and Linux only)

Summary

This patch solves a Sun Solaris & Linux platform specific problem where ArcGIS Server machine names longer than fifteen characters cause the server (arcsom.exe) to crash.

Description

Introduction

ESRIĀ® announces the ArcGIS Server 9.2 (Solaris/Linux specific) patch for hostnames longer than fifteen characters. In this scenario, logging into the ArcGIS Server Manager on a machine with a name longer than fifteen characters will cause the server (arcsom.exe) to crash.

Issues Addressed with this Patch

    NIM010296 - For ArcGIS Server running on a machine with a name longer than 15 characters, ArcSOM.exe crashes after the user tries to log into ArcGIS Server Manager or connect to ArcGIS Server in ArcCatalog through a local connection.

Files Installed in this Patch

    For Solaris:

  • Under /arcgis/servercore/mwcore/mw/lib-sunos5_optimized:
    libsecur128.so
  • Under /arcgis/servercore/vmw/mw/lib-sunos5_optimized:
    libsecur128.so
    secur128.lib

    For Linux:

  • Under /arcgis/servercore/mwcore/mw/lib-linux_optimized:
    libsecur128.so
  • Under /arcgis/servercore/vmw/mw/lib-linux_optimized:
    libsecur128.so
    secur128.lib

Installing this Patch

Note: This patch is independent of any ArcGIS Server 9.2 service packs. Installing any future ArcGIS Server 9.2 service packs will not overwrite this patch.

  1. Download installpatch.sh to a location on your local system where ArcGIS Server is installed.
  2. As ArcGIS Server owner, i.e. the user owning ArcGIS Server install directory, stop ArcGIS server by running:
    %<ArcGIS Server installation directory>/arcgis/scripts/stopserver
  3. As superuser (root), navigate to where the downloaded file is and run:
    % /bin/sh installpatch.sh
  4. As ArcGIS Server owner, i.e. the user owning ArcGIS Server install directory, start ArcGIS server by running:
    %<ArcGIS Server installation directory>/arcgis/scripts/startserver

Patch Updates

Check Online Support Center periodically for the availability of additional patches. New information about this Patch will be posted here.

Getting Help

Domestic sites, please contact ESRI Technical Support at 1-888-377-4575, if you have any difficulty installing this Patch. International sites, please contact your local ESRI software distributor.