Unable to start Spacewalk with error: "Tomcat failed to start properly or the installer ran out of tries" (Doc ID 1610818.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 14, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 to Oracle Linux 6.4 [Release OL6 to OL6U4]
Linux x86-64
Linux x86

Symptoms

After installing and configuring Spacewalk by following the instructions on: http://linux.oracle.com/documentation/spacewalk/relnotes.html, trying to start Spacewalk fails with error: Tomcat failed to start properly or the installer ran out of tries. Please check /var/log/tomcat*/catalina.out for errors.

Cause

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