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From Eric Newton <>
Subject Re: Accumulo fails to start
Date Wed, 14 Mar 2012 19:56:59 GMT
Are you setting JAVA_HOME in conf/ ?

If you are setting configuration in your environment, it may not survive an
ssh to localhost.


On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 3:51 PM, Robert Vesse <> wrote:

> I'm having problems with Accumulo not starting correctly - yet from the
> command line it looks to start fine i.e. when I run bin/ I see
> the following output:
> Starting tablet servers and loggers .... done
> Unable to find a $JAVA_HOME at "/usr", continuing with system-provided
> Java...
> Unable to find a $JAVA_HOME at "/usr", continuing with system-provided
> Java...
> Starting logger on localhost
> Starting tablet server on localhost
> Starting master on localhost
> Starting garbage collector on localhost
> Starting monitor on localhost
> Starting tracer on localhost
> Yet if I try to start an accumulo shell with bin/accumulo shell -u root I
> get the following error:
> 14 12:41:27,472 [impl.ServerClient] WARN : Failed to find an available
> server in the list of servers: []
> 14 12:41:27,473 [shell.Shell] ERROR:
> org.apache.accumulo.core.client.AccumuloException:
> org.apache.thrift.transport.TTransportException: Failed to connect to a
> server
> I looked under the logs/ directory and see that a bunch of logs are
> created but they are all zero bytes in size so no helpful hints there :-(
> I have followed the README to configure everything appropriately for a
> single node setup (I have Hadoop and Zookeeper running fine) and I actually
> had Accumulo working correctly a couple of days ago yet now I am unable to
> start things up again.  I have tried reformatting my HDFS (as this is just
> a dev setup) and starting from scratch but I consistently hit this issue
> that Accumulo just does not start properly.
> Any help or guidance on this would be much appreciated
> Rob

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