Unknown station at IP address attempted to send data

Product: Stratusphere FIT/UX

Product Version: 5.0.2

Expires on: 365 days from publish date

Updated: June 5, 2012

Problem: After upgrade from previous version I see this in the event logs.

Unknown station at IP address attempted to send data”


During the upgrade it’s possible there is a discrepancy between the Hub system ID and the ID the database (VA) believes the hub should have.

Possible Resolution(s):

We need to figure out the system ID of the hub itself.  On the hub (or db depending on the setup), do the following as root:

“Login to the VA first as user=friend, password=sspassword, then su – to root. Password =sspassword” unless changed by user.

At root prompt. 

# echo "select sid from tnt_config.node where id = (select id from tnt_config.policynode where type = 3 and system_object = true)" | su - postgres -c 'psql portal 




The above is an example – if the id is incorrect it should be different and not match.  Just make a note of the number as you will use it in a later command.

Now, on the hub itself, as root:

# cat /proc/sys/net/identity/system_id


The two number normally should match but in this case they do not so we'll need to get the CID on the hub itself to update it's info (replace 78270 with # from above):

# /etc/init.d/vs-helper stop

# rm -f /opt/vdesktools/grd/cert.txt

# rm -f /opt/vdesktools/grd/uidcache

# /opt/tnt/bin/showactcert true 78250 > /opt/vdesktools/grd/key_material/public/mgrcert.pem

# /etc/init.d/vs-helper start

give it a second and then verify the hub is using the correct system_id: 

# cat /proc/sys/net/identity/system_id 


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