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    EnterpriseOne Enterprise Server name in Server Manager

    Where does the Server Manager pick up the EnterpriseOne Enterprise Server name from?

    I'm comparing different instances, all JDE/E1 9.2 on IBM i Series servers, one, ERP01 shows up as ERP01 in it's related Server Manager and the other, ERP02 shows up as in it's related Server Manager.

    For ERP01 we have these settings:
    * System Name: ERP01
    * DNS A record points to IP of one interface. No reverse DNS
    * DNS A record points to IP of another interface. No reverse DNS
    * (more i Series specific) queue names prefixed with ERP01

    For ERP02 we have these settings:
    * System Name: ERP02
    * No DNS record for ERP02, using i NetServer
    * DNS A record points to IP of one interface. No reverse DNS.
    * DNS A record points to IP of another interface. It does have reverse DNS.

    We tested failing over ERP02 to ERP02DR and had trouble with a number of seemingly naming related things including the names and locations of queues, db2 databases, and the 9.2 Site Key so I'm very interested in understanding what settings drive the names chosen. I'm not a system admin, or an i Series system expert (I know Linux systems), but I would like to learn how this all works.

    Thank you,
    JDE 9.2 on IBM i 7.2

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    To my knowledge, Server Manager gets the server name from the FQDN of the server. If it cannot locate one, it reverts to the host name. Use the CHGTCPDMN command to review the host and domain names (don't change anything unless you know what you are doing!). Your ERP01 server may not have a domain name associated.

    The issues you are experiencing with locations of queues, database etc. probably have nothing do to with the name displayed in Server Manager (assuming ERP02 is functional in Production). When you do a DR run, you have to do a bunch of changes to the system tables. At a client I worked with a long time ago, we had a script for this. It was part of the DR run book.

    Hari Sharma
    EnterpriseOne: Integration (.Net, Web Services) | Output Management | Monitoring

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    If the SVM Agent on IBM i acts anything like the one on Windows, it will take the first entry from the hosts file (CHGTCPDMN/ADDTCPHTE) that it finds. That's how we "renamed" our Enterprise Sevrers in SVM to come up with their logical name instead of their hostname.
    EnterpriseOne 8.12 to 9.2
    AIX, Linux, Windows, IBM i
    Oracle DB, MSSQL, DB2
    WAS, WLS

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    I'll do some more digging and asking and take your input back to the group. Thank you both!

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    It does use the hostname from the above command. To make things easier, I use the same name for PROD/HA/DR. You also need to have your *LOCAL RDB name match (DSPRDBDIRE)

    Cleindori Consulting
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    IBM i, WebLogic on Windows, DBCS, Global installations.

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