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From Marina <ppi...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: cannot start Cassandra on Windows7
Date Fri, 22 Mar 2013 16:18:46 GMT
Jabbar Azam <ajazam <at> gmail.com> writes:

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> Oops, I also had opscenter installed on my PC.
> My  changes
> log4j-server.properties file------------------------------------
log4j.appender.R.File=c:/var/log/cassandra/system.log
> cassandra.yaml file----------------------------# directories where Cassandra 
should store data on disk.data_file_directories:    - c:/var/lib/cassandra/data# 
commit logcommitlog_directory: c:/var/lib/cassandra/commitlog# saved 
cachessaved_caches_directory: c:/var/lib/cassandra/saved_caches
> I also added an environment variable for windows called CASSANDRA_HOME
> I needed to do this for one of my colleagues and now it's documented ;)
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Thanks, Jabbar, Victor,
Yes, after I made similar changes I was able to start Cassandra too. 
Would be nice if these instructions were included with the main Cassandra 
documentation/WIKI :)

Thanks!
Marina


> On 22 March 2013 15:47, Jabbar Azam <ajazam <at> gmail.com> wrote:
> Viktor, you're right. I didn't get any errors on my windows console but 
cassandra.yaml and log4j-server.properties need modifying.
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> On 22 March 2013 15:44, Viktor Jevdokimov <Viktor.Jevdokimov <at> adform.com>

wrote:You NEED to edit cassandra.yaml and log4j-server.properties paths before 
starting on Windows.
> There're a LOT of things to learn for starters. Google for Cassandra on 
Windows.
> Best regards / Pagarbiai
> Viktor Jevdokimov
> Senior Developer
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> > From: Marina [mailto:ppine7 <at> yahoo.com]
> > Sent: Friday, March 22, 2013 17:21
> > To: user <at> cassandra.apache.org
> > Subject: cannot start Cassandra on Windows7>
> > Hi,
> > I have downloaded apache-cassandra-1.2.3-bin.tar.gz and un-zipped it on my
> > Windows7 machine (I did not find a Windows-specific distributable...). Then, 
I
> > tried to start Cassandra as following and got an error:
> >
> > C:\Marina\Tools\apache-cassandra-1.2.3\bin>cassandra.bat -f Starting
> > Cassandra Server Exception in thread "main"
> > java.lang.ExceptionInInitializerError
> > Caused by: java.lang.RuntimeException: Couldn't figure out log4j
> > configuration:
> > log4j-server.properties
> >         at
> > org.apache.cassandra.service.CassandraDaemon.initLog4j(CassandraDaemo
> > n.java:81)
> >         at
> > org.apache.cassandra.service.CassandraDaemon.<clinit>(CassandraDaemon
> > .java:57)
> > Could not find the main class:
> > org.apache.cassandra.service.CassandraDaemon.  Pr ogram will exit.
> >
> > C:\Marina\Tools\apache-cassandra-1.2.3\bin>
> >
> > It looks similar to the Cassandra issue that was already fixed:
> > https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CASSANDRA-2383
> >
> > however I am still getting this error....
> > I am an Administrator on my machine, and have access to all files in the
> > apache- cassandra-1.2.3\conf dir, including the log4j ones.
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> > Do I need to configure anything else on Winows ? I did not find any
> > Windows- specific installation/setup/startup instructions - if there are 
such
> > documents somewhere, please let me know!
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Marina
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> -- ThanksJabbar Azam
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> -- ThanksJabbar Azam
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