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MSE - VM new installation


We've just purchased the a VM Version of MSE (L-MSE-C3-W25) installed on vSphere.

Have followed the guide, gone to add this to WSE and it wont connect.

Looking at the console it says to type /init.d/msed.start, I get -bash: /init.d/msed: No such file or directory

Then type getserverinfo returns Health Monitor is not running.

This seems to be very new, there is not much documentation around, any help would be much appreciated.



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MSE - VM new installation


Problem is there is some cisco documentation which is incorrect.

Command lines  /init.d/msed:  should have read /etc/ /init.d/msed:



MSE - VM new installation

The doc supposes that the MSE directory (/etc/init.d) is added as an alias when the MSE OS boots. This is how I imaigne it works.
I worked on some appliances where the command in documantation works fine. However, for some appliances it does not.

you need to write the full path to reach the command. this is always works:

Write: /etc/init.d/msed {start,stop...etc}

You can add it as an alias:

alias msed = '/etc/initd/msed'

after typing the above commadn you can simply use "msed" and start,stop...etc after it without the need to write the full path.

You either need to add this alias command everytime the OS reboots OR you can add the command to your profile so it automatically performed when you login.



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MSE - VM new installation

Write the command:

Service msed start

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Re: MSE - VM new installation

Hello Craig,

I ran into the same issue with our MSE during the first installation. I got Cisco TAC  to help me out and here are the same commands that you will need

MSE Basic Commands

service msed stop - command to stop MSE services

service msed start - command to start MSE services

service msed status - command to check status of MSE services

getserverinfo is also the same as service msed status

ifconfig eht0 - command to see interface status

/opt/mse/setup/ - MSE setup script to modify most all parameters for the MSE

/opt/mse/licensing - directory where the MSE licenses are located

To get the UDI of the MSE, the command is show csludi

[root@NMDCBPMSE100 installers]# show csludi



bin           -changes to binary mode

hash          -displays hash signs across the screen so you can see something is happening

mget *          -short for multiple get



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