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Cobbler Service Fails to Start with the Error "NoCobblerTokenException" While Setting up Spacewalk Server (Doc ID 2306392.1)

Last updated on APRIL 27, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64


Cobbler service doesn't start while setting up Spacewalk server, found below error.

2017-08-23 11:17:15,348 [DefaultQuartzScheduler_Worker-4] ERROR com.redhat.rhn.taskomatic.task.CobblerSyncTask - RuntimeExceptionError trying to sync to cobbler: We had an error trying to login.
com.redhat.rhn.manager.kickstart.cobbler.NoCobblerTokenException: We had an error trying to login.
at com.redhat.rhn.manager.kickstart.cobbler.CobblerLoginCommand.login(
at com.redhat.rhn.frontend.integration.IntegrationService.authorize(
at com.redhat.rhn.frontend.integration.IntegrationService.getAuthToken(
at com.redhat.rhn.manager.kickstart.cobbler.CobblerCommand.(
at com.redhat.rhn.manager.kickstart.cobbler.CobblerDistroSyncCommand.(
at com.redhat.rhn.taskomatic.task.CobblerSyncTask.execute(
at com.redhat.rhn.taskomatic.task.RhnJavaJob.execute(
at com.redhat.rhn.taskomatic.TaskoJob.execute(
at org.quartz.simpl.SimpleThreadPool$
Caused by: redstone.xmlrpc.XmlRpcFault: <class 'cobbler.cexceptions.CX'>:'login failed (taskomatic_user)'
at redstone.xmlrpc.XmlRpcClient.handleResponse(
at redstone.xmlrpc.XmlRpcClient.endCall(
at redstone.xmlrpc.XmlRpcClient.invoke(
at com.redhat.rhn.manager.kickstart.cobbler.CobblerXMLRPCHelper.invokeMethod(

Setup doesn't go past beyond this step, and it seems taskomatic and cobblerd service doesn't start properly.


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