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Installed PE3 to Unbuntu 12.04.2 and getting a redirect accessing the Console. Tried editing the hosts file and puppet.conf. Tried uninstalling and now the installer fails when installing MCollective

asked 2013-07-19 07:33:12 -0600

jsouthgate gravatar image

I have installed PE3 to Unbuntu 12.04.2 and I'm getting a redirect accessing the Console, and it seems to loop around in a redirect.

I have now tried editing the hosts file and puppet.conf.

The hosts file looks like this:    rdtpup01    RDTPUP01       localhost

And the puppet.conf looks like this:

certname =
vardir = /var/opt/lib/pe-puppet
logdir = /var/log/pe-puppet
rundir = /var/run/pe-puppet
modulepath = /etc/puppetlabs/puppet/modules ...
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answered 2013-07-19 10:02:33 -0600

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Please change your hosts file to the following format and check if the redirect problem is solved. Also, please post the log file regarding the MCollective installation failure. rdtpup01 RDTPUP01       localhost
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answered 2013-07-19 11:25:28 -0600

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I can't check without reinstalling. There are two [fail] items in the install:

from /opt/puppet/share/vendor/ruby/1.9.1/gems/railties-3.2.13/lib/rails/initializable.rb:54:in `run_initializers'
from /opt/puppet/share/vendor/ruby/1.9.1/gems/railties-3.2.13/lib/rails/application.rb:136:in `initialize!'
from /opt/puppet/share/vendor/ruby/1.9.1/gems/railties-3.2.13/lib/rails/railtie/configurable.rb:30:in `method_missing'
from /opt/puppet/share/puppet-dashboard/config/environment.rb:5:in `<top (required)>'
from ./script/delayed_job:3:in `require'
from ./script/delayed_job:3:in `<main>'
* Could ...
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What version(s) of Ruby is installed on your system?

GregLarkin gravatar imageGregLarkin ( 2013-07-19 12:48:37 -0600 )edit

Whatever version your installer has added. I ran ruby --version and it says ruby1.8 and ruby1.9.1.

jsouthgate gravatar imagejsouthgate ( 2013-07-22 03:06:15 -0600 )edit

Shall I just re-install the linux server?

jsouthgate gravatar imagejsouthgate ( 2013-07-23 08:19:12 -0600 )edit

I'm not sure if you need to do that, but I am confused about why Ruby 1.9.1 is being used. According to ...(more)

GregLarkin gravatar imageGregLarkin ( 2013-07-23 10:47:43 -0600 )edit

Is it possible that some environment variables overrode the Ruby path during installation or when starting the Puppet services?

GregLarkin gravatar imageGregLarkin ( 2013-07-23 10:48:27 -0600 )edit

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