Recently while working on SOLMAN 7.1 configuration, i faced a very weird situation where satellite system host name contained (_) underscore. however there is no issue with SAP & it’s working fine as expected.
Now the actual problem with SAP host agent, when you start configuring the same in SOLMAN & try to connect, it will throw you a very strange error.
Cannot establish connection with SAP hostagent webservice. Malformed URL: Not a Valid URL, Unexpected Character found*_*
however it’s accepting (-) but not (_) underscore.
i have raised a message to SAP & come up with below note.
2158591 – MalformedURLException from DAA when connecting to SAP Host Agent – Solution Manager 7.10
1817452 – FQDN – underscore in hostname or domain
There is no workaround for the same. you need to rename the system or system copy.
let me know if you have any other solution except system rename or copy.