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From Niraj <>
Subject Re: running JMeter server on unix
Date Fri, 07 Sep 2012 10:11:32 GMT
Hey Robbie,

Can you give it try to by adding machine name and IP address of the machine
on Unix machine host file?

Ex: <Machine name>    <>

Let me know if it works.


On Fri, Sep 7, 2012 at 3:36 PM, Robbie Vos <>wrote:

>  <>
> Hi,
> I am trying to get started using JMeter to perform distributed load
> testing. I have got it running on windows and have everything ready to go,
> but I am having some troubles getting the JMeter server to run under unix.
> The problem appears to have something to do with the the host name mapping
> to the loopback address (apparently it's a problem with running
> jmeter under DHCP?).
> When I run:
> ./jmeter -n -s
> I get:
> Server failed to start: java.rmi.RemoteException: Cannot start. HOST_NAME
> is a loopback address.
> An error occurred: Cannot start. HOST_NAME is a loopback address.
> The only help I could find on this issue is the following link:
> But I have been unable to get it to work. The fix in
not help, and I have no idea how to apply
have no file).
> I am running jmeter version: 2.6 and unix kernel: 2.6.38-8-generic.
> Any help with this issue will be much appreciated.
> Regards,
> Robbie
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