JON server only installation fails if rhq.storage.nodes is not defined in rhq-server.properties

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Issue

  • Server installation problems
  • Unable to install
  • Install is hanging up
  • The error below is logged in console:

    ERROR [org.rhq.enterprise.server.installer.InstallerServiceImpl] Could not complete storage cluster schema installation: java.lang.NullPointerException: java.lang.NullPointerException
        at org.rhq.enterprise.server.installer.InstallerServiceImpl.parseNodeInformation(InstallerServiceImpl.java:1233) [rhq-installer-util-4.9.0.JON320GA.jar:4.9.0.JON320GA]
        at org.rhq.enterprise.server.installer.InstallerServiceImpl.createStorageNodeSchemaManager(InstallerServiceImpl.java:1241) [rhq-installer-util-4.9.0.JON320GA.jar:4.9.0.JON320GA]
        at org.rhq.enterprise.server.installer.InstallerServiceImpl.prepareDatabase(InstallerServiceImpl.java:547) [rhq-installer-util-4.9.0.JON320GA.jar:4.9.0.JON320GA]
        at org.rhq.enterprise.server.installer.InstallerServiceImpl.install(InstallerServiceImpl.java:316) [rhq-installer-util-4.9.0.JON320GA.jar:4.9.0.JON320GA]
        at org.rhq.enterprise.server.installer.Installer.doInstall(Installer.java:116) [rhq-installer-util-4.9.0.JON320GA.jar:4.9.0.JON320GA]
        at org.rhq.enterprise.server.installer.Installer.main(Installer.java:57) [rhq-installer-util-4.9.0.JON320GA.jar:4.9.0.JON320GA]
        ...
    ERROR [org.rhq.enterprise.server.installer.Installer] The installer will now exit due to previous errors: java.lang.Exception: Could not complete storage cluster schema installation: java.lang.NullPointerException
        at org.rhq.enterprise.server.installer.InstallerServiceImpl.prepareDatabase(InstallerServiceImpl.java:584) [rhq-installer-util-4.9.0.JON320GA.jar:4.9.0.JON320GA]
        at org.rhq.enterprise.server.installer.InstallerServiceImpl.install(InstallerServiceImpl.java:316) [rhq-installer-util-4.9.0.JON320GA.jar:4.9.0.JON320GA]
        ...
    Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
        at org.rhq.enterprise.server.installer.InstallerServiceImpl.parseNodeInformation(InstallerServiceImpl.java:1233) [rhq-installer-util-4.9.0.JON320GA.jar:4.9.0.JON320GA]
        at org.rhq.enterprise.server.installer.InstallerServiceImpl.createStorageNodeSchemaManager(InstallerServiceImpl.java:1241) [rhq-installer-util-4.9.0.JON320GA.jar:4.9.0.JON320GA]
        at org.rhq.enterprise.server.installer.InstallerServiceImpl.prepareDatabase(InstallerServiceImpl.java:547) [rhq-installer-util-4.9.0.JON320GA.jar:4.9.0.JON320GA]
        ...
    
  • Server only install fails.

Environment

  • Red Hat JBoss Operations Network (ON) 3.2
  • Performing server installation without storage node -- rhqctl install --server
  • rhq.storage.nodes is not defined in rhq-server.properties

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