You use the changePuppetMaster.py Python script to change the IP Address or host name of the Security Analytics server host, or the IP address of any other host in your Security Analytics deployment. You run this script from the command line on the Security Analytics server host system.
You need to apply the latest 10.6 update package before you can run the changePuppetMaster.py script. Verify that the following files exist on the Security Analytics Server Host before you attempt to run the changePuppetMaster.py script.
The following table describes the changePuppetMaster.py Python script options.
|-h or --help|| |
Displays the following help message and exits.
-a ADDRESS, --address=ADDRESS
-n NAME, --name=NAME Enter the [non-]SA node's [current hostname and] new hostname
-a or --address
If you want to change the IP address for:
-n or --name
If you want to change the host name for the Security Analytics server host system, specify a single host name that replaces the existing Security Analytics server host host name with this option. For example: -n hostname
Complete the following procedure to change the IP address or host name of a host.
SSH to the Security Analytics server host system.
Go to the /etc/puppet/scripts/sysSetRPC directory.
Specify one of the following command strings to change the Security Analytics server host name or IP address, or the IP address of a non- Security Analytics server host system.
Note: You must enter a case-sensitive hostname (for current-hostname and newhostname) that matches the corresponding database record. See the case-sensitive hostname displayed in the Hosts view for the case-sensitive current-hostname.
To change the Security Analytics Server Host host name:
python changePuppetMaster.py -n newhostname
To change the Security Analytics server host IP address:
python changePuppetMaster.py -a new-ip-address
Note: Before you attempt to change the IP address of a Security Analytics server host, ensure that all the other hosts are available by checking Administration > Hosts. If any host system is not available, the Security Analytics server system's IP address will not be updated in the configurations of the hosts that are unavailable.
To change any other host IP address:
python changePuppetMaster.py -a current-ip-address new-ip-address