Cisco Bug: CSCuo27141 - IPS Sig auto-updates and GC updates should not depend on nscd presence
Nov 27, 2020
- Cisco Intrusion Prevention System
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Symptom: IPS Sig auto-updates may fail with the following diagnostics: Auto Update Statistics lastDirectoryReadAttempt = 11:59:55 UTC Mon Apr 14 2014 = Read directory: https://www.cisco.com//cgi-bin/front.x/ida/locator/locator.pl = Error: AutoUpdate exception: openConnection: Caught IpAddrException badAddrString. Unable to use the DNS settings for AutoUpdate.Verify DNS server IP or IP in cisco-url (if configured) and try again. Conditions: This can happen in IPS software 7.2 and later, which uses www.cisco.com URL in auto-update configuration. The issue is caused by nscd Linux daemon not running on the IPS.
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