RetainWorker install on a remote server fails

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  • 12-May-2020
  • 15-Jun-2020


Retain Unified Archiving

Retain Version 4.7 - 4.9
Sles 12, Sles 15


RetainWorker install on a remote server fails, and does not load tomcat java libraries.

 Retain installation comprises of multiple servers. In which RetainWorkers are installed on a remote server, i.e. , not on the same server as the RetainServer is installed.

 For the installation of the remote RetainWorker, one choses the RetainWorker option, when running the on the remote server.

 This installation fails with the following error message:

 Mar 10
14:07:29 RETAIN-GLO10 retain-tomcat.service[10009]: Error: Could not find or
load main class org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap
Mar 10
14:07:29 RETAIN-GLO10 retain-tomcat.service[10009]: Caused by:
java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap


This issue can be resolved by setting the retain-tomcat to start at server boot.

To do this run 'yast' from the command line.

Set retain-tomcat to start at server boot.

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