P6 Node Manager Fails To Start With Error "Invalid state file format" (Doc ID 1405136.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 18, 2014

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 8.2.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 06-Nov-2013***

Symptoms

P6 server is restarted or reboots without having shutdown the node manager and related processes.  During node manager startup, the following error is received:

java.io.IOException: Invalid state file format. State file contents.

Cause

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