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AutoVue Server Not Starting, Log Shows Error "Unable to create markup directory" (Doc ID 2703456.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 21, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle AutoVue 3D Professional Advanced - Version 21.0.0 and later
Oracle AutoVue Electro-Mechanical Professional - Version 21.0.0 and later
Oracle AutoVue Office - Version 21.0.0 and later
Oracle AutoVue 2D Professional - Version 21.0.0 and later
Oracle AutoVue EDA Professional - Version 21.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When using AutoVue Client/Server Deployment and trying to start the AutoVue server, the server console comes up with the message "Server starting up, please wait..." for a few seconds and then abruptly exits with out error.

From the AutoVue server log, the following error is found:

<log4j:message><![CDATA[Error while starting up the server.]]></log4j:message>
<log4j:throwable><![CDATA[java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Unable to create markup directory.
at com.cimmetry.jvueserver.MarkupManager.<init>(Unknown Source)
at com.cimmetry.jvueserver.VCETConnection.<init>(Unknown Source)
at com.cimmetry.jvueserver.JVueServer.start(Unknown Source)
at com.cimmetry.jvueserver.JVueServer.main(Unknown Source)

Steps to reproduce:

  1. Try to start the AutoVue server.
  2. Open the AutoVue server log.


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