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This host was down due to some maintenance activity. Now returning error to start.
Please help

[[email protected] ~]$ admintools -t restart_node -d snapdealdwh -s 10.65.XX.XXX
Info: no password specified, using none
*** Restarting nodes for database dwh ***
restart host 10.XX.XX.102 with catalog v_dwh_node0001_catalog
issuing multi-node restart
Starting nodes:
v_dwh_node0001 (10.XX.XX.XXX)
Starting Vertica on all nodes. Please wait, databases with a large catalog may take a while to initialize.
Restart Nodes result: Host: Result: status=2 host=10.XX.XX.XX error_type= error_message=local variable 'start_list' referenced before assignment

    Stack Trace from Executor follows

Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/opt/vertica/share/eggs/vertica/engine/api/", line 60, in exec_module
result = instance.execute(command)
File "/opt/vertica/oss/python/lib/python2.7/site-packages/vertica/engine/api/", line 86, in execute
self._do_db_start(node, delete_corrupted_data, last_epoch, unsafe_startup, environment, result)
File "/opt/vertica/oss/python/lib/python2.7/site-packages/vertica/engine/api/", line 120, in _do_db_start
command = ' '.join(start_list)
UnboundLocalError: local variable 'start_list' referenced before assignment



  • Jim_KnicelyJim_Knicely Administrator

    What version of Vertica?

  • Issue Resolved ............Directories were not having appropriate permissions so recovery process was not able to write.

  • Jim_KnicelyJim_Knicely Administrator

    :) - But what version of Vertica is this? admintools should give a better error message. I can open a Jira.

  • Hello Jim its

    But having some other problem now two nodes were having scratch recovery.......others were up(during whole db startup)
    When i pressed enter after message "return to continue" all nodes went down....Please help

        Node Status: v_sdwh_node0001: (RECOVERING) v_sdwh_node0002: (UP) v_sdwh_node0003: (UP) v_sdwh_node0004: (UP) v_sdwh_node0005: (UP) v_sdwh_node0006: (UP) v_sdwh_node0007: (UP) v_sdwh_node0008: (UP) v_sdwh_node0010: (UP) v_sdwh_node0011: (UP) v_sdwh_node0013: (UP) v_sdwh_node0014: (RECOVERING) v_sdwh_node0016: (UP) v_sdwh_node0017: (UP) v_sdwh_node0018: (UP) v_sdwh_node0019: (UP) v_sdwh_node0020: (UP) v_sdwh_node0021: (UP) v_sdwh_node0022: (UP) v_sdwh_node0023: (UP) v_sdwh_node0024: (UP)

    Nodes UP: v_sdwh_node0005, v_sdwh_node0024, v_sdwh_node0020, v_sdwh_node0011, v_sdwh_node0010, v_sdwh_node0022, v_sdwh_node0013, v_sdwh_node0003, v_sdwh_node0002, v_sdwh_node0016, v_sdwh_node0017, v_sdwh_node0007, v_sdwh_node0006, v_sdwh_node0023, v_sdwh_node0008, v_sdwh_node0021, v_sdwh_node0019, v_sdwh_node0018, v_sdwh_node0004
    Nodes DOWN: v_sdwh_node0001, v_sdwh_node0014 (may be still initializing).
    Server startup was successful on some nodes, but not complete

    Press RETURN to continue

  • There was an issue starting the database and not all nodes were started. x
    x The database will be shutdown.

  • The workaround was to do not press enter after message "Press RETURN to continue" the nodes will recover and will be up.

    Another potential jira for you @Jim_Knicely

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