Fisheye fails to start up with parsing error in config.xml

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Fisheye fails to startup with following error reported in the fisheye-debug-<date>.log:

2012-12-05 18:50:00,431 ERROR - Errors parsing /Path/to/config.xml:

2012-12-05 18:50:00,431 ERROR - at line <Line No.>: Expected attribute: rep in element map@<Some URL>

2012-12-05 18:50:00,432 ERROR - Problem with config file: Error parsing 
config file (see logs): /Path/to/config.xml


2013-11-20 09:27:11,597 ERROR [main ] RootConfig-load - Errors parsing C:\Atlassian\fisheyedata\config.xml:
2013-11-20 09:27:11,598 ERROR [main ] RootConfig-logXmlErrors - at line 225: Expected element 'api@' instead of 'smtp@' here in element config@
2013-11-20 09:27:11,616 ERROR [main ] Run-mainImpl - Problem with config file: Error parsing config file (see logs): C:\Atlassian\fisheye-crucible-data\config.xml
2013-11-20 09:27:11,617 INFO  [main ] Run-mainImpl - CE
com.cenqua.fisheye.config.ConfigException: Error parsing config file (see logs): C:\Atlassian\fisheyedata\config.xml
	at com.cenqua.fisheye.config.RootConfig.load(
	at com.cenqua.fisheye.ctl.Run.mainImpl(


  1. This feature is being used in Fisheye.

    For some reason, the rep element is missing in the <FISHEYE_INST>/config.xml file here:

    <viewcvs-url-mapper><map viewcvsname="<Some URL>"/></viewcvs-url-mapper>

    As you can see from the link above, the ViewCVS name needs an associated repository with it, which is missing from the above tag.


  2. Older version of Fisheye/Crucible is started.


  1. Update this element:

    <viewcvs-url-mapper><map viewcvsname="<Some URL>"/></viewcvs-url-mapper>

    as follows:

    <viewcvs-url-mapper><map viewcvsname="<Some URL>" rep="<Repository Name>"/></viewcvs-url-mapper>

    Note the "rep" tag after the "viewcvsname" tag. Add your repository name to this tag.

    Restart your Fisheye instance after modifying the <FISHEYE_HOME>/config.xml file.


  2. Make sure that you are starting the latest version of Fisheye/Crucible in your server.
Last modified on Nov 2, 2018

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