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Cassandra startup errors on AIX due to 'grep'.



PRPC is deployed on IBM AIX (version 7.1); the following Pega-Provided shell-script is throwing errors (when PRPC is started):

Error Messages

SystemOut O […]/cassandra/bin/cassandra[124]: <: 0403-012 A test command parameter is not valid.
SystemOut O grep: Not a recognized flag: A
SystemOut O Usage: grep [-r] [-R] [-H] [-L] [-E|-F] [-c|-l|-q] [-insvxbhwyu] [-p[parasep]] -e pattern_list...
SystemOut O [-f pattern_file...] [file...]
SystemOut O Usage: grep [-r] [-R] [-H] [-L] [-E|-F] [-c|-l|-q] [-insvxbhwyu] [-p[parasep]] [-e pattern_list...]
SystemOut O -f pattern_file... [file...]
SystemOut O Usage: grep [-r] [-R] [-H] [-L] [-E|-F] [-c|-l|-q] [-insvxbhwyu] [-p[parasep]] pattern_list [file...]
SystemOut O [...]/cassandra/bin/cassandra[124]: <: 0403-012 A test command parameter is not valid.

Steps to Reproduce

Start the environment.

Root Cause

The IBM AIX implementation of the command 'grep' does not support the '-A' flag.


Apply Hfix-35132
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Published August 26, 2017 - Updated October 8, 2020

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