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MWG : save changes failed sysconfig: There were 1 errors while generating configuration files

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Hi,

This is a new installation of McAfee web gateway version 7.6.2 on Virtual machine, after making any configuration changes, i am getting the title error and unable to save changes.

The error screenshot given below.

Kindly suggest any solution for the same.

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Reliable Contributor asabban
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Re: MWG : save changes failed sysconfig: There were 1 errors while generating configuration files

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Hello,

yes, underscores ("_") are not allowed in hostnames. Unfortunately it seems to be possible to use an underscore in the initial configuration of the hostname, but later the UI does not allow to store the hostname. Please try to repace the "_" by an "-" and try to save.

Best,

Andre

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Re: MWG : save changes failed sysconfig: There were 1 errors while generating configuration files

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MWG cannot save the host name. What is the host name of the system?

best,

Andre

Re: MWG : save changes failed sysconfig: There were 1 errors while generating configuration files

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it is mwgappl_EVSPT,

Some time we are getting this alert for saving policy changes but mostly for the configuration changes.

any criteria we have to follow for the hostname?

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Re: MWG : save changes failed sysconfig: There were 1 errors while generating configuration files

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Hello,

yes, underscores ("_") are not allowed in hostnames. Unfortunately it seems to be possible to use an underscore in the initial configuration of the hostname, but later the UI does not allow to store the hostname. Please try to repace the "_" by an "-" and try to save.

Best,

Andre

Re: MWG : save changes failed sysconfig: There were 1 errors while generating configuration files

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Hi Asabban,

Thanks a lot, the suggestion fixed the issue.

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