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Unable to start Database in Data Repository

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Article ID: 199228

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Products

CA Infrastructure Management CA Performance Management - Usage and Administration DX NetOps

Issue/Introduction

The vertica database will not start and the following error is seen

Unable to read database catalogs - cannot start database.

Database drdata did not start successfully: Unable to read database catalogs

Cause

ulimit was 1024

Environment

NetOps Performance Management 3.7

Resolution

See https://techdocs.broadcom.com/us/en/ca-enterprise-software/it-operations-management/performance-management/3-7/upgrading/upgrade-the-data-repository.html

  • su dradmin
  • ulimit -n 65536
  • start the database from adminTools

If the database does not start then open a support case for further troubleshooting