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Fail to install OC 3.7 or OC 3.8 on Ubuntu 14.04


I could install all versions of OC up to 3.6.1 without any problems on Ubuntu 14.04. But starting from 3.7 the installation fails. I get the Error message "Error listenerStart", prededed by java.lang.NullPointerException. I tested with exactly the same system configuration (VM snapshot) all version from 3.6 to 3.8. Until 3.6.1 it works, starting from 3.7 it fails.

System configuration: openjdk-7-jdk, tomcat7, postgresql-8.4

I also verified, that tomcat and postgres work.

Has someone any ideas what I could try next to find the error?



  • kkrumliankkrumlian Posts: 25
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    Can you please send the logs.

  • lindsay.stevenslindsay.stevens Posts: 404 ✭✭✭
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    Most of the time, my deployment failures are to do with the database
    connection failing.

    Double check that the tomcat/openclinica.config/datainfo.properties
    settings for your database are correct.

    Also, even though the install docs imply oracle Java, I've found openjdk to
    work too so its probably not due to that.
  • parzerparzer Posts: 5
    The problem is solved. I started with the default configuration as it worked with all older versions. But the default database configuration in datainfo.properties does not work anymore. I had to explicitly change the settings to:


    Thank you all for the help.
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