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Java error when on front end when connecting to database

Discussion in 'PostgreSQL' started by CRICHEY220, Sep 30, 2011.

  1. CRICHEY220

    CRICHEY220 New Member

    Sep 30, 2011
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    Receiving this error when trying to hit third-party EMR application via HTTP; platform is Debian GNU/Linux, PostgreSQL is version 8.3, but have a previous instance of 8.2 on the machine that's not currently running. It has worked in the past for quite sometime, but I had to bounce the box and hop into single-user mode to reset root password, as we forgot it. As soon as I did that, and brought the server back up, this is the error we are all getting now.

    What I've done to troubleshoot:

    -Ensured that postgresql-8.3 and apache2 daemons were running via sysvconfig
    -Ran this command under "postgres" user - "pg_ctl start -D /etc/postgresql/8.3/main -l postgres2011.log" (just created a new random log file, not sure if that was correct)
    -Found what I believe are .jar files for current application, and tried to start "java -jar /absolute path of jar file" but received an error "Failed to load Main-Class manifest attribute"

    I'm not even sure if I headed down the right path to begin with (I took this client over just a few weeks ago). This is simply a custom web app that has been written, and uses a PostgreSQL DB for the back end. Not too sure where to go from here, any help at all would be much appreciated, thank you much in advance.

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