Host controller authentication failure in JBoss EAP

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  • Unable to connect the host-slave to the domain controller and throws the authentication error.

  • Authentication problems prevent domain slaves from starting when running EAP 6 in domain mode across different physical machines:

[Host Controller] 12:05:53,197 ERROR [org.jboss.remoting.remote.connection] (Remoting "cmondesir:MANAGEMENT" read-1) JBREM000200: Remote connection failed: Authentication failed: all available authentication mechanisms failed
[Host Controller] 12:05:53,208 ERROR [] (Controller Boot Thread) JBAS010901: Could not connect to master. Aborting. Error was: java.lang.IllegalStateException: JBAS010942: Unable to connect due to authentication failure.


  • Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP)
    • 6.x
    • 7.x

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