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  • 1.  BNA questions

    Posted 03-15-2013 06:25 AM


       I am in the process of setting up a new BNA instance. There are no swithces connected at this time. BNA version 12.0 was installed on redhat and I am using an xclient on my laptop to connect to it. When I login to the application, it gives this message.

    Unable to pick the correct client IP address for client-server communication. Hostname will be used to communicate with the client, do you want to continue  "

    I click yes and then it authenticates and gives the message saying loading data but that's where it just sits there. I left it there for over 40 minutes but it doesn't move forward so I had to kill it. I am not sure what it's doing there.  First experience with BNA, not sure what to expect here. Any help is appreciated.  One thing I do what to mention  is that the server is using a temp IP address but the hostname in DNS is registered with a different IP address. Not sure if that can be part of the problem.




  • 2.  Re: BNA questions

    Posted 03-29-2013 03:24 PM


    I would definitely suggest to correct the DNS / IP address setup. Based on your post it seems the BNA client is loaded on your laptop already. I would validate your versions of java on the server and client are correct for BNA version 12.


  • 3.  Re: BNA questions

    Posted 04-01-2013 02:03 PM

    Thanks. Here is the setup. The linux server has two interfaces. One is on the mgmt lan where Iogin from. The other is on a private vlan which is 192.168.x.x and that's where the switches are. I reinstalled BNA and this time used the 192.168.x.x address for the server. I now login to the BNA server using the mgmt network via vpn. I start xclient and run dcmclient, put my login/passwd, click ok for banner and then sit and wait while it load data and that doesn't go away. I am not sure what is going on there.




  • 4.  Re: BNA questions

    Posted 04-09-2013 09:19 AM


    Have you checked your Java instances on the server and client to make sure they meet the BNA min requirement? Have you been able to progress any further?