[emerg] create_mem_node manager.node failed: File exists

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • We run multiple httpd instances together on one server with mod_cluster. The first instance boots fine, but all other httpd instances after that fail to start with an error like the following:

    [emerg] create_mem_node /opt/jboss/httpd/logs/manager.node failed: File exists


  • JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP)
  • JBoss Enterprise Web Server
  • Apache httpd
  • mod_cluster

Subscriber exclusive content

A Red Hat subscription provides unlimited access to our knowledgebase, tools, and much more.

Current Customers and Partners

Log in for full access

Log In

New to Red Hat?

Learn more about Red Hat subscriptions

Using a Red Hat product through a public cloud?

How to access this content