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directory registration in new setup with 3 SSIM appliances

Created: 08 Nov 2010 • Updated: 09 Nov 2010 | 2 comments
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We are currently setting up a new SSIM infrastructure.

We will be using 2 event collectors and one correlater who will be the master and will hold all events.

I installed all 3 appliances and updated them to version 4.7.2 without any issues.

All 3 appliances are configured in the same domain ( xxxx.SES) during the set-up

I am now trying to connect the 2 event collectors to the correlator machine.

Every time I try to do a directory registration I get a failed action with little to no info

The only info I get is that the password or username might be wrong.

I tried to use an LDAP browser to do a bind to the correlator and it works without issues, so I am sure the passwords I use are correct.

Does anyone have an idea what might be going wrong?

Do I need to configure something on the correlator befor I can connect the 2 collector machines to the correlator?

Is it a problem that all 3 machines have been installed with the same domain (xxxx.SES)?

thanks in advance,


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lukaszfr's picture

You need to check if both collectors can resolve correlator hostname.
If don't want to use DNS records you need to add hostnames of all three appliances to /etc/hosts file on every appliance.

Frederik Lacroix's picture

it seems the the issue was indeed hostname/certificate related

after adding correct domain and  search options LDAP was working at it should be and the machines could be joined into one general LDAP structure