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AHR-Invalid character for name


Hi all,

I've created a regular expression for AHR to identify hostnames from switch alias that seemed to work...or at least this is what it let you believe.

In switch alias I have Adapter_A_rm_hostname or Adapter_B_rm_hostname and I've created Adapter_(.*) as regular expression. In preview I can see red underlined the correct path that will be extracted (A_rm_hostname or B_rm_hostname, customer want both). Format is \1.

But nothing happen and clicking on Preview button I've got 0 matches and the No Match window report "invalid character for name". Which name? Which char?


PS) OCI is 7.0



Underscore is an illegal character in hostnames per the IETF RFCs. If you want to allow this, there is a checkbox to do so on the first tab of the AHR configuration page


Hi Matt!

thanks a lot. I would have never thought!

I knew that RFC but I thought that OCI considered just label if there's no DNS lookup.


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