000016564 - Wrong system name used when creating mobilink subscription - EA configuration

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Article Number000016564
Applies ToRe-run initial_multinode_install.cmd will not fix the issue.
IssueThis issue would happen in EA structure, observed on 4.1 patch 8. The CA node might have a incorrect mobilink subscription name of LC instead of CA node name. 
<systemname>_sync_succeeded file will have incorrect node name,(ex site-LC1 instead of site-CA1)
CauseIt is a bug that introduced in ECE-15 NICDB replication improvements. Those commands are internally using the 'node' value from the 'dbsettings' table as the system name for replication name, it should be using the 'systemName'.
ResolutionJira ticket ECE-2433 is opened for this issue.

The work around fix for customers with the issue: 

?          [CA] Stop all services on the CA node except for the NIC DB service.  (the replication client should be off)

o   You should make this the offline collector if possible

o   This also assumes that the CA is currently sync?d with the DS node using the wrong subscription name.

?         [CA] Run database\cmd\remove_mobilink_subscription.cmd <sitename>-LC1
or whatever the sitename value is in the syssync table

?         [DS] Run database\cmd\remote_sysnc_user.cmd <sitename>-LC1

o   This will clean up the ml_subscription, ml_user, and ml_sync_user table entries assocated with <sitename>-LC1 on the DS

?         [CA] Update the db with the ECE2433WorkAroundFix.sql (can be found in ECE-2433)

o   Installing this in the CA by copying to the database\sql\patches directory and then executing database\cmd\install_patches.cmd.

?         [CA] Run database\cmd\create_mobilink_subscription <sitename>-DS1

?         [CA] Start Replication Service

?         [CA] Verify replication ok, and using correct name.

?         [CA] Start remaining services if any.

Verify _<systemname>-sync_succeeded file has the correct name for the CA node.

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