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1324049 - Error"[error] [PostInstallScripts::WaitForCMS] CMS is not started, giving up" while installing BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1


  • Business Objects install fails at 55% and abort with following errors:
    • install: [error] Errcode 139: "<INSTALL_DIR>/bobje/enterprise120/linux_x86//boe_cmsd" -name $HOSTNAME.cms -port 6500 -loggingPath "<INSTALL_DIR>/bobje/logging/" -pidFile "<INSTALL_DIR>/bobje/serverpids/$" dbinfo "<INSTALL_DIR>/bobje/enterprise120/linux_x86/_boe_$HOSTNAME.dbinfo" - connect ***** -dbdriver mysqldatabasesubsystem -fg -reinitializedb -defaultlocale en -quit
    • [error] [PostInstallScripts::WaitForCMS] CMS is not started, giving up.
  • Log file extract (BusinessObjects.12.1.log):

=== [1264765563]   End: Execution of Java: -jar "<INSTALL_DIR>/setup/utils/cmslogon/cmslogon.jar" "$HOSTNAME:6400" Administrator "" secEnterprise

[info] Return code from cmslogon.jar: 1
[error] [PostInstallScripts::WaitForCMS] CMS is not started, giving up



  • Business Objects Enterprise XI 3.1 (BOE XI 3.1)
  • Solaris
  • Suse Linux
  • MySQL
  • Oracle


SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1


KBA , BI-BIP-DEP , Webapp Deployment, Networking, Vulnerabilities, Webservices , Problem

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