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Can not successfully install Alfresco with Debian and MySQL

Question asked by marcsantucci on Jul 5, 2008
Latest reply on Jul 6, 2008 by marcsantucci
I am having trouble getting Alfresco installed and running.

My setup is:
Debian Etch
java-1.5.0-sun-1.5.0.15
MySQL 5.0.32
sun-java5-jdk

I downloaded alfresco-community-tomcat-2.1.0.tar.gz and Untarred it to /opt/alfresco

Here is the catalina.out log file:

CompilerOracle: exclude org/apache/lucene/index/IndexReader$1.doBody
CompilerOracle: exclude org/alfresco/repo/search/impl/lucene/index/IndexInfo$Merger.mergeIndexes
CompilerOracle: exclude org/alfresco/repo/search/impl/lucene/index/IndexInfo$Merger.mergeDeletions
Jul 5, 2008 8:00:00 AM org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11BaseProtocol init
INFO: Initializing Coyote HTTP/1.1 on http-8080
Jul 5, 2008 8:00:00 AM org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina load
INFO: Initialization processed in 2488 ms
Jul 5, 2008 8:00:01 AM org.apache.catalina.core.StandardService start
INFO: Starting service Catalina
Jul 5, 2008 8:00:01 AM org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngine start
INFO: Starting Servlet Engine: Apache Tomcat/5.5.23
Jul 5, 2008 8:00:01 AM org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost start
INFO: XML validation disabled
Jul 5, 2008 8:00:03 AM org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig deployWAR
INFO: Deploying web application archive alfresco.war
08:01:01,813 WARN  [remoting.rmi.RmiRegistryFactoryBean] Could not detect RMI registry - creating new one
08:01:04,010 ERROR [web.context.ContextLoader] Context initialization failed
org.springframework.beans.factory.BeanCreationException: Error creating bean with name 'dictionaryRepositoryBootstrap' defined in class path resource [alfresco/core-services-context.xml]: Invocation of init method failed; nested exception is org.alfresco.error.AlfrescoRuntimeException: Failure during rollback: org.alfresco.repo.dictionary.DictionaryRepositoryBootstrap$1@b07af1
Caused by:
org.alfresco.error.AlfrescoRuntimeException: Failure during rollback: org.alfresco.repo.dictionary.DictionaryRepositoryBootstrap$1@b07af1
   at org.alfresco.repo.transaction.RetryingTransactionHelper.doInTransaction(RetryingTransactionHelper.java:281)
   at org.alfresco.repo.transaction.RetryingTransactionHelper.doInTransaction(RetryingTransactionHelper.java:155)
   at org.alfresco.repo.dictionary.DictionaryRepositoryBootstrap.bootstrap(DictionaryRepositoryBootstrap.java:134)
   at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
   at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
   at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
   at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
   at org.springframework.beans.factory.support.AbstractAutowireCapableBeanFactory.invokeCustomInitMethod(AbstractAutowireCapableBeanFactory.java:1160)
   at org.springframework.beans.factory.support.AbstractAutowireCapableBeanFactory.invokeInitMethods(AbstractAutowireCapableBeanFactory.java:1122)
   at org.springframework.beans.factory.support.AbstractAutowireCapableBeanFactory.initializeBean(AbstractAutowireCapableBeanFactory.java:1085)
   at org.springframework.beans.factory.support.AbstractAutowireCapableBeanFactory.createBean(AbstractAutowireCapableBeanFactory.java:429)
   at org.springframework.beans.factory.support.AbstractBeanFactory$1.getObject(AbstractBeanFactory.java:250)
   at org.springframework.beans.factory.support.DefaultSingletonBeanRegistry.getSingleton(DefaultSingletonBeanRegistry.java:141)
   at org.springframework.beans.factory.support.AbstractBeanFactory.getBean(AbstractBeanFactory.java:247)
   at org.springframework.beans.factory.support.AbstractBeanFactory.getBean(AbstractBeanFactory.java:161)
   at org.springframework.beans.factory.support.DefaultListableBeanFactory.preInstantiateSingletons(DefaultListableBeanFactory.java:273)
   at org.springframework.context.support.AbstractApplicationContext.refresh(AbstractApplicationContext.java:346)
   at org.springframework.web.context.support.AbstractRefreshableWebApplicationContext.refresh(AbstractRefreshableWebApplicationContext.java:156)
   at org.springframework.web.context.ContextLoader.createWebApplicationContext(ContextLoader.java:246)
   at org.springframework.web.context.ContextLoader.initWebApplicationContext(ContextLoader.java:184)
   at org.springframework.web.context.ContextLoaderListener.contextInitialized(ContextLoaderListener.java:49)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.listenerStart(StandardContext.java:3764)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.start(StandardContext.java:4216)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.addChildInternal(ContainerBase.java:760)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.addChild(ContainerBase.java:740)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.addChild(StandardHost.java:544)
   at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.deployWAR(HostConfig.java:825)
   at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.deployWARs(HostConfig.java:714)
   at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.deployApps(HostConfig.java:490)
   at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.start(HostConfig.java:1138)
   at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.lifecycleEvent(HostConfig.java:311)
   at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleSupport.fireLifecycleEvent(LifecycleSupport.java:120)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.start(ContainerBase.java:1022)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.start(StandardHost.java:736)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.start(ContainerBase.java:1014)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngine.start(StandardEngine.java:443)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardService.start(StandardService.java:448)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardServer.start(StandardServer.java:700)
   at org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina.start(Catalina.java:552)
   at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
   at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
   at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
   at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
   at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.start(Bootstrap.java:295)
   at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.main(Bootstrap.java:433)
Caused by: java.lang.IllegalStateException: No user transaction is active
   at org.alfresco.util.transaction.SpringAwareUserTransaction.rollback(SpringAwareUserTransaction.java:479)
   at org.alfresco.repo.transaction.RetryingTransactionHelper.doInTransaction(RetryingTransactionHelper.java:276)
   … 44 more
08:01:04,016 ERROR [[Catalina].[localhost].[/alfresco]] Exception sending context initialized event to listener instance of class org.springframework.web.context.ContextLoaderListener
org.springframework.beans.factory.BeanCreationException: Error creating bean with name 'dictionaryRepositoryBootstrap' defined in class path resource [alfresco/core-services-context.xml]: Invocation of init method failed; nested exception is org.alfresco.error.AlfrescoRuntimeException: Failure during rollback: org.alfresco.repo.dictionary.DictionaryRepositoryBootstrap$1@b07af1
Caused by:
org.alfresco.error.AlfrescoRuntimeException: Failure during rollback: org.alfresco.repo.dictionary.DictionaryRepositoryBootstrap$1@b07af1
   at org.alfresco.repo.transaction.RetryingTransactionHelper.doInTransaction(RetryingTransactionHelper.java:281)
   at org.alfresco.repo.transaction.RetryingTransactionHelper.doInTransaction(RetryingTransactionHelper.java:155)
   at org.alfresco.repo.dictionary.DictionaryRepositoryBootstrap.bootstrap(DictionaryRepositoryBootstrap.java:134)
   at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
   at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
   at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
   at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
   at org.springframework.beans.factory.support.AbstractAutowireCapableBeanFactory.invokeCustomInitMethod(AbstractAutowireCapableBeanFactory.java:1160)
   at org.springframework.beans.factory.support.AbstractAutowireCapableBeanFactory.invokeInitMethods(AbstractAutowireCapableBeanFactory.java:1122)
   at org.springframework.beans.factory.support.AbstractAutowireCapableBeanFactory.initializeBean(AbstractAutowireCapableBeanFactory.java:1085)
   at org.springframework.beans.factory.support.AbstractAutowireCapableBeanFactory.createBean(AbstractAutowireCapableBeanFactory.java:429)
   at org.springframework.beans.factory.support.AbstractBeanFactory$1.getObject(AbstractBeanFactory.java:250)
   at org.springframework.beans.factory.support.DefaultSingletonBeanRegistry.getSingleton(DefaultSingletonBeanRegistry.java:141)
   at org.springframework.beans.factory.support.AbstractBeanFactory.getBean(AbstractBeanFactory.java:247)
   at org.springframework.beans.factory.support.AbstractBeanFactory.getBean(AbstractBeanFactory.java:161)
   at org.springframework.beans.factory.support.DefaultListableBeanFactory.preInstantiateSingletons(DefaultListableBeanFactory.java:273)
   at org.springframework.context.support.AbstractApplicationContext.refresh(AbstractApplicationContext.java:346)
   at org.springframework.web.context.support.AbstractRefreshableWebApplicationContext.refresh(AbstractRefreshableWebApplicationContext.java:156)
   at org.springframework.web.context.ContextLoader.createWebApplicationContext(ContextLoader.java:246)
   at org.springframework.web.context.ContextLoader.initWebApplicationContext(ContextLoader.java:184)
   at org.springframework.web.context.ContextLoaderListener.contextInitialized(ContextLoaderListener.java:49)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.listenerStart(StandardContext.java:3764)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.start(StandardContext.java:4216)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.addChildInternal(ContainerBase.java:760)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.addChild(ContainerBase.java:740)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.addChild(StandardHost.java:544)
   at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.deployWAR(HostConfig.java:825)
   at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.deployWARs(HostConfig.java:714)
   at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.deployApps(HostConfig.java:490)
   at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.start(HostConfig.java:1138)
   at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.lifecycleEvent(HostConfig.java:311)
   at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleSupport.fireLifecycleEvent(LifecycleSupport.java:120)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.start(ContainerBase.java:1022)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.start(StandardHost.java:736)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.start(ContainerBase.java:1014)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngine.start(StandardEngine.java:443)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardService.start(StandardService.java:448)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardServer.start(StandardServer.java:700)
   at org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina.start(Catalina.java:552)
   at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
   at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
   at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
   at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
   at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.start(Bootstrap.java:295)
   at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.main(Bootstrap.java:433)
Caused by: java.lang.IllegalStateException: No user transaction is active
   at org.alfresco.util.transaction.SpringAwareUserTransaction.rollback(SpringAwareUserTransaction.java:479)
   at org.alfresco.repo.transaction.RetryingTransactionHelper.doInTransaction(RetryingTransactionHelper.java:276)
   … 44 more
08:01:04,021 ERROR [[Catalina].[localhost].[/alfresco]] Exception sending context initialized event to listener instance of class org.alfresco.web.app.ContextListener
org.springframework.beans.factory.BeanCreationException: Error creating bean with name 'dictionaryRepositoryBootstrap' defined in class path resource [alfresco/core-services-context.xml]: Invocation of init method failed; nested exception is org.alfresco.error.AlfrescoRuntimeException: Failure during rollback: org.alfresco.repo.dictionary.DictionaryRepositoryBootstrap$1@b07af1
Caused by:
org.alfresco.error.AlfrescoRuntimeException: Failure during rollback: org.alfresco.repo.dictionary.DictionaryRepositoryBootstrap$1@b07af1
   at org.alfresco.repo.transaction.RetryingTransactionHelper.doInTransaction(RetryingTransactionHelper.java:281)
   at org.alfresco.repo.transaction.RetryingTransactionHelper.doInTransaction(RetryingTransactionHelper.java:155)
   at org.alfresco.repo.dictionary.DictionaryRepositoryBootstrap.bootstrap(DictionaryRepositoryBootstrap.java:134)
   at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
   at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
   at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
   at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
   at org.springframework.beans.factory.support.AbstractAutowireCapableBeanFactory.invokeCustomInitMethod(AbstractAutowireCapableBeanFactory.java:1160)
   at org.springframework.beans.factory.support.AbstractAutowireCapableBeanFactory.invokeInitMethods(AbstractAutowireCapableBeanFactory.java:1122)
   at org.springframework.beans.factory.support.AbstractAutowireCapableBeanFactory.initializeBean(AbstractAutowireCapableBeanFactory.java:1085)
   at org.springframework.beans.factory.support.AbstractAutowireCapableBeanFactory.createBean(AbstractAutowireCapableBeanFactory.java:429)
   at org.springframework.beans.factory.support.AbstractBeanFactory$1.getObject(AbstractBeanFactory.java:250)
   at org.springframework.beans.factory.support.DefaultSingletonBeanRegistry.getSingleton(DefaultSingletonBeanRegistry.java:141)
   at org.springframework.beans.factory.support.AbstractBeanFactory.getBean(AbstractBeanFactory.java:247)
   at org.springframework.beans.factory.support.AbstractBeanFactory.getBean(AbstractBeanFactory.java:161)
   at org.springframework.beans.factory.support.DefaultListableBeanFactory.preInstantiateSingletons(DefaultListableBeanFactory.java:273)
   at org.springframework.context.support.AbstractApplicationContext.refresh(AbstractApplicationContext.java:346)
   at org.springframework.web.context.support.AbstractRefreshableWebApplicationContext.refresh(AbstractRefreshableWebApplicationContext.java:156)
   at org.springframework.web.context.ContextLoader.createWebApplicationContext(ContextLoader.java:246)
   at org.springframework.web.context.ContextLoader.initWebApplicationContext(ContextLoader.java:184)
   at org.springframework.web.context.ContextLoaderListener.contextInitialized(ContextLoaderListener.java:49)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.listenerStart(StandardContext.java:3764)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.start(StandardContext.java:4216)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.addChildInternal(ContainerBase.java:760)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.addChild(ContainerBase.java:740)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.addChild(StandardHost.java:544)
   at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.deployWAR(HostConfig.java:825)
   at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.deployWARs(HostConfig.java:714)
   at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.deployApps(HostConfig.java:490)
   at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.start(HostConfig.java:1138)
   at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.lifecycleEvent(HostConfig.java:311)
   at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleSupport.fireLifecycleEvent(LifecycleSupport.java:120)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.start(ContainerBase.java:1022)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.start(StandardHost.java:736)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.start(ContainerBase.java:1014)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngine.start(StandardEngine.java:443)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardService.start(StandardService.java:448)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardServer.start(StandardServer.java:700)
   at org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina.start(Catalina.java:552)
   at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
   at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
   at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
   at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
   at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.start(Bootstrap.java:295)
   at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.main(Bootstrap.java:433)
Caused by: java.lang.IllegalStateException: No user transaction is active
   at org.alfresco.util.transaction.SpringAwareUserTransaction.rollback(SpringAwareUserTransaction.java:479)
   at org.alfresco.repo.transaction.RetryingTransactionHelper.doInTransaction(RetryingTransactionHelper.java:276)
   … 44 more
Jul 5, 2008 8:01:04 AM org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext start
SEVERE: Error listenerStart
Jul 5, 2008 8:01:04 AM org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext start
SEVERE: Context [/alfresco] startup failed due to previous errors
Jul 5, 2008 8:01:07 AM org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11BaseProtocol start
INFO: Starting Coyote HTTP/1.1 on http-8080
Jul 5, 2008 8:01:07 AM org.apache.catalina.storeconfig.StoreLoader load
INFO: Find registry server-registry.xml at classpath resource
Jul 5, 2008 8:01:08 AM org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina start
INFO: Server startup in 67298 ms

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