AutoVue Server on Linux Fails to Start. Log File Shows Error: "InstantiationException: Can not initialize Xvfb without a policy file" (Doc ID 1318550.1)

Last updated on JUNE 03, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle AutoVue EDA Professional - Version 20.0.0 and later
Oracle AutoVue Electro-Mechanical Professional - Version 20.0.0 and later
Oracle AutoVue 3D Professional Advanced - Version 20.0.0 and later
Oracle AutoVue 2D Professional - Version 20.0.0 and later
Oracle AutoVue Office - Version 20.0.0 and later
Generic Linux
***Checked for relevance on Feb-26-2013***

Symptoms

When attempting to start the AutoVue server on Linux 5, the AutoVue server does not start and throws the following error message in the AutoVue log4j log file located in "<AutoVue Installation Directory>\bin\log4j_roll.log":

java.lang.InstantiationException: Can not initialize Xvfb without a policy file.

Cause

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