Fisheye will not start with Unexpected end of file after null

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The following error is seen on fisheye.out after starting it:

2015-02-04 11:50:42,672 INFO  - loading config from file: /opt/crucible/crucible_data/config.xml
2015-02-04 11:50:42,895 ERROR - Problem with config file: org.apache.xmlbeans.XmlException: error: Unexpected end of file after null
com.cenqua.fisheye.config.ConfigException: org.apache.xmlbeans.XmlException: error: Unexpected end of file after null
        at com.cenqua.fisheye.config.RootConfig.load(
        at com.cenqua.fisheye.ctl.Run.mainImpl(
        at com.cenqua.fisheye.ctl.Run.main(
        at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
        at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(
        at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(
        at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(
        at com.cenqua.fisheye.FishEyeCtl.mainImpl(
        at com.cenqua.fisheye.FishEyeCtl.main(
Caused by: org.apache.xmlbeans.XmlException: error: Unexpected end of file after null
        at org.apache.xmlbeans.impl.schema.SchemaTypeLoaderBase.parse(
        at com.cenqua.fisheye.config1.ConfigDocument$Factory.parse(
        at com.cenqua.fisheye.config.RootConfig.parseDocument(
        at com.cenqua.fisheye.config.RootConfig.parseDocument(
        at com.cenqua.fisheye.config.RootConfig.load(
        ... 8 more
Caused by: org.xml.sax.SAXParseException; systemId: file:; lineNumber: 1; columnNumber: 1; Unexpected end of file after null
        at org.apache.xmlbeans.impl.piccolo.xml.Piccolo.reportFatalError(
        at org.apache.xmlbeans.impl.piccolo.xml.Piccolo.parse(
        ... 15 more


The file /opt/crucible/crucible_data/config.xml being loaded by Fisheye as indicated on the logs is empty.


In order to solve this, you need to restore a valid backup of your config.xml and restart your Fisheye instance.

Last modified on Apr 6, 2016

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