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ONTAP Mediator installation fails on RedHat/CentOS

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Applies to

  • Metrocluster IP
  • ONTAP 9
  • ONTAP Mediator 1.3
  • ONTAP Mediator 1.4
  • ONTAP Mediator 1.5


The mediator-scst service installation fails when trying to install the ONTAP Mediator version using a version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux / CentOS not in the installation guide:

[2022-03-03 11:41:08] make[4]: *** [scripts/] Error 1
[2022-03-03 11:41:08] make[3]: *** [Makefile:1571: _module_/tmp/ontap_mediator.hRDKgU/ontap-mediator/dist/scst/scst-3.5.0/scst/src] Error 2
[2022-03-03 11:41:08] make[3]: Leaving directory '/usr/src/kernels/4.18.0-348.12.2.el8_5.x86_64'
[2022-03-03 11:41:08] make[2]: *** [Makefile:75: all] Error 2
[2022-03-03 11:41:08] make[2]: Leaving directory '/tmp/ontap_mediator.hRDKgU/ontap-mediator/dist/scst/scst-3.5.0/scst
Errors while trying to install ONTAP Mediator version 1.5 with Red Hat Enterprise version 8.7:

ONTAP Mediator: Self Extracting Installer

+ Extracting the ONTAP Mediator installation/upgrade archive
+ Performing the ONTAP Mediator run-time code signature check
   Using openssl from the path: /usr/bin/openssl configured for CApath:/etc/pki/tls
Error connecting BIO
Error querying OCSP responder
140260803454784:error:2008F002:BIO routines:BIO_lookup_ex:system lib:crypto/bio/b_addr.c:730:Name or service not known
   WARNING: The OCSP check failed while attempting to test the Code-Signature-Check certificate
SKIPPING: Code signature check, manual override due to lack of OCSP response
+ Unpacking the ONTAP Mediator installer
./ontap-mediator-1.5.0/ontap-mediator-1.5.0: line 343: /tmp/ontap_mediator.0xEbxW/ontap-mediator-1.5.0/ontap-mediator-1.5.0/install: Permission denied
Script failed. Moving extraction log file to /net/kor2vm0045/fs0/mediator/
Script failed. Moving CSC log file to /net/kor2vm0045/fs0/mediator/

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