JBoss ON EAP 6 resource start/stop operations timeout after 20 seconds

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  • Operation timeout not functioning correctly
  • Timeout when starting a slow JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP) instance
  • The Start operation fails with the following message:

    java.lang.Exception: Was not able to start the server
        at org.rhq.core.pc.operation.OperationInvocation.run(OperationInvocation.java:278)
        at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:1110)
        at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:603)
        at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:636)
  • Agent returns failure status for start operation if server's management interface does not become available

    WARN  [ResourceContainer.invoker.nonDaemon-1] (rhq.modules.plugins.jbossas7.ASConnection)- Received 503 Service Unavailable response to Operation{operation='read-attribute', address=Address{path: }, additionalProperties={name=release-version}} - response body was [].
  • Server sees the Start operation as unsuccessful

  • Operation fails 20 to 30 seconds after starting
  • Operation timeout is not honored


  • Red Hat JBoss Operations Network (ON) 3.1.0, 3.1.1, 3.1.2
  • Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP) 6 management plug-in
  • Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP) 6 standalone or host controller in inventory
  • Invoking the start or stop operations for standalone or host controller's server resource
  • Actual execution of operation takes longer then 20 seconds

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