000033158 - RSA Authentication Manager 8.1 server fails to start the RSA Services after a Reboot

Document created by RSA Customer Support Employee on Jun 14, 2016Last modified by RSA Customer Support Employee on Apr 21, 2017
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Article Number000033158
Applies ToRSA Product Set : SecurID
RSA Product/Service Type : RSA Authentication Manager
RSA Version/Condition : AM 8.1 or 8.1 Service Pack 1 or later
Platform : SUSE Enterprise Linux
IssueRSA Authentication Manager server fails to start the RSA Services after a Reboot.
RSA
Authentication Manager service unavailable on Primary server.
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CauseA corrupted or a missing rsaserv file in the server directory of RSA Authentication Manager 8.1 due to reasons below 
  1. Host on which the RSA Authentication Manager server is built was shutdown due to power failure 
  2. A Virtual Machine running RSA Authentication Manager 8.1 was shutdown abruptly
ResolutionA) For a RSA Authentication Manager 8.1 Deployment with a Primary Server down and a working Replica Server
1.  Using Winscp or Filezilla client connect to RSA Authentication Manager 8.1 Replica server
2.  Navigate to /opt/rsa/am/server directory
3.  Copy the rsaserv file from RSA Authentication Manager 8.1 Replica server to the local system as below

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4.  Again Using WinSCP or Filezilla client connect to RSA Authentication Manager 8.1 Primary server where RSA Services fail to start
5.  Copy the rsaserv file from local system to RSA Authentication Manager 8.1 Primary server as below
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6. Login as root on the console of the VM of RSA Authentication Manager 8.1 Primary server
7. Reboot the RSA Authentication Manager 8.1 Primary server
8. Now the RSA Authentication Manager Services will start automatically as below

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9. Now both Security Console (SC) and Operations Console (OC) of RSA Authentication Manager 8.1 server are accessible
B) For a Standalone RSA Authentication Manager 8.1 Deployment
1.  If the RSA Authentication Manager 8.1 Deployment has only a Primary server, contact RSA Support for fresh copies of the rsaserv file
2.  Repeat Step 5 to Step 9 as above to resolve the issue
 
NotesContacting RSA Customer Support
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