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Unable to add BIND DNS server on IPAM for monitoring

Updated: March 12, 2019

Overview

If you cannot add a Bind DNS server to IPAM for monitoring, make sure you do not use special characters from Bash prompt of the Bind DNS server. Review the unsupported Bash characters.

Environment

IPAM version 4.1 and later

Resolution

Do not use the unsupported special characters from Bash prompt of Bind DNS server. 

The special characters used in the Bash prompt of Bind DNS server interfere with the parsing logic of IPAM.

 

The following Bash prompt special characters are not supported by IPAM 4.3.

Bash Character

Description

Prompt

\w

the current working directory

[root@localhost~]

\W

the base name of the current working directory

[root@localhost~]

\a

an ASCII bell character (07)

[root@localhost]

\t

the current time in 24-hour HH:MM:SS format

[root@localhost00:54:51]]

\#

the command number of this command

[root@localhost1]

\nnn

the character corresponding to the octal number nnn

[root@localhost nn]]

\[

begin a sequence of non-printing characters,

which could be used to embed a terminal

control sequence into the prompt

[root@localhost]

\T

the current time in 12-hour HH:MM:SS format

[root@localhost03:47:07]]

\!

the history number of this command

[root@localhost1001]]

\n

newline

[[root@localhost
]]#]]

\v

the version of bash (e.g., 2.00)

[root@localhost4.1]]

\e

an ASCII escape character (033)

[root@localhost

\r

carriage return

]]# t@localhost

\D{format}

The format is passed to strftime(3) and the result is

inserted into the prompt string; an empty format

results in a locale-specific time representation.

The braces are required

[root@localhost\D] 

 

 

 

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