7018849: DXCMD Unknown Error 111

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Environment

NetIQ Identity Manager 4.5

Situation

On a linux box in a terminal session, the command dxcmd is ran. The user then authenticates, and receives the following error: novell.jclient.JCException: connet (to address) 111 UNKNOWN ERROR

Resolution

Please follow the steps below to properly configure the /etc/hosts so that dxcmd will run successfully:

  1. From a terminal session on the server that is experiencing the 111 Uknown Error, edit the /etc/hosts file.

    Note: Please make a backup of the /etc/hosts file.

  2. Check and see if there is a line that has the ip address of: 127.0.0.2. If this line exists, please remove that line and save the file.

  3. Proceed to run the dxcmd command, which should now authenticate successfully.

Additional Information

Example of hosts file before the 127.0.0.2 line has been removed:

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