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From Ramesh S <investt...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: unable to start as a service on Ubuntu server
Date Wed, 28 Sep 2011 00:59:47 GMT
Thank you Aaron for pointing me to the logs.

On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 7:23 PM, aaron morton <aaron@thelastpickle.com>wrote:

> You can check the /var/log/cassandra/output.log (stdout / err from the
> process) and /var/log/cassandra/system.log to diagnose start problems.
>
> A
>
> -----------------
> Aaron Morton
> Freelance Cassandra Developer
> @aaronmorton
> http://www.thelastpickle.com
>
> On 28/09/2011, at 12:34 PM, Ramesh S wrote:
>
> On IRC channel, I was told that 'service' clears the environment variables.
> Just in case , some one might be having the same problem.
>
> Use - cassandra start instead of service cassandra start.
>
> ** Please correct me if this is incorrect or if this is because server is
> wrongly configured.
>
>
>
>
> On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 5:49 PM, Ramesh S <investtrco@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Thanks Konstantin.
>>
>> I checked the services, but it doesn't show up for some reason. Even
>> trying to connect locally or remotely using a CLI client, returned
>> Exception connecting to xx.xx.xx.xx/9160. Reason: Connection refused.
>> But I tried sudo cassandra start and it worked like a charm.
>> I am surprised why omitting the 'service' did the job.
>> It is development server, but I am little concerned about the production
>> server.
>>
>> regards
>> Ramesh
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 5:12 PM, Konstantin Naryshkin <
>> konstantinn@a-bb.net> wrote:
>>
>>> Yes, they start Cassandra as a daemon in the background. It is running.
>>> You can connect to it from the CLI or any other client. You can see what it
>>> is doing by reading the logs. cassandra -f starts Cassandra in the
>>> foreground, that is why it does not return a prompt when the server starts.
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Ramesh S" <investtrco@gmail.com>
>>> To: user@cassandra.apache.org
>>> Sent: Tuesday, September 27, 2011 5:03:12 PM
>>> Subject: unable to start as a service on Ubuntu server
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Hello all,
>>>
>>>
>>> We installed Cassandra on our development server , which is a fresh
>>> Ubuntu server running only Cassandra.
>>> We followed all the instructions on this link and when we want to start
>>> the server as a service by issuing either of the command.
>>>
>>>
>>> service cassandra start
>>> /etc/init.d/cassandra start
>>>
>>>
>>> it waits for a few seconds, then returns the prompt.
>>> But the service never starts.
>>> When we try to start with cassandra -f , it works fine.
>>>
>>>
>>> What could be the issue.
>>> Any help would be appreciated.
>>>
>>>
>>> many thanks
>>>
>>
>>
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