"mysqlmonitorctl.sh start tomcat : child process exited abnormally" Error While Installing MySQL Enterprise Monitor (Doc ID 2281001.1)

Last updated on JULY 06, 2017

Applies to:

MySQL Enterprise Monitor - Version 3.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The following error is reported while installing MySQL Enterprise Monitor

Error running /opt/mysql/enterprise/monitor/mysqlmonitorctl.sh start tomcat >
/dev/null 2> /dev/null: child process exited abnormally

 

Further investigation reveals messages in the catalina-daemon.out file such as

02-Jun-2017 16:27:52.817 WARNING [main] org.apache.catalina.startup.ClassLoaderFactory.validateFile Problem with directory [/opt/mysql/enterprise/monitor/apache-tomcat/lib], exists: [true], isDirectory: [true], canRead: [false]
02-Jun-2017 16:27:52.825 WARNING [main] org.apache.catalina.startup.ClassLoaderFactory.validateFile Problem with directory [/opt/mysql/enterprise/monitor/apache-tomcat/lib], exists: [true], isDirectory: [true], canRead: [false]
02-Jun-2017 16:27:52.825 WARNING [main] org.apache.catalina.startup.ClassLoaderFactory.validateFile Problem with directory [/opt/mysql/enterprise/monitor/apache-tomcat/lib], exists: [true], isDirectory: [true], canRead: [false]
02-Jun-2017 16:27:52.825 WARNING [main] org.apache.catalina.startup.ClassLoaderFactory.validateFile Problem with directory [/opt/mysql/enterprise/monitor/apache-tomcat/lib], exists: [true], isDirectory: [true], canRead: [false]
02-Jun-2017 16:27:52.828 WARNING [main] org.apache.catalina.startup.ClassLoaderFactory.validateFile Problem with directory [/opt/mysql/enterprise/monitor/apache-tomcat/shared/lib], exists: [true], isDirectory: [true], canRead: [false]
02-Jun-2017 16:27:52.828 WARNING [main] org.apache.catalina.startup.ClassLoaderFactory.validateFile Problem with directory [/opt/mysql/enterprise/monitor/apache-tomcat/shared/lib], exists: [true], isDirectory: [true], canRead: [false]

 

Cause

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