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Rapid Miner does not start correctly

marcelmarcel Member Posts: 8 Contributor II
edited November 2018 in Help
After starting Rapid Miner today, the startup process hangs showing the message "INFO: Checking for updates." in the terminal. I started the GUI using a terminal in Linux.

It is impossible to load processes and it is also impossible to create new processes, because the operators gray out. After 30 minutes the "Checking for updates" message disappears and Rapid Miner runs correctly.

This happens every time I start Rapid Miner. So far, everything ran smoothly.

There are some warnings in the terminal:

WARNING: Version file /home/marcel/.RapidMiner5/ida/version.txt does not exist.
Oct 14, 2014 1:23:31 PM com.rapidminer.elico.ida.installer.IDAUpdater checkForUpdates
INFO: Current IDA version unknown. Ignoring update check.
java.rmi.ConnectException: Connection refused to host: 127.0.1.1; nested exception is:
java.net.ConnectException: Verbindungsaufbau abgelehnt
at sun.rmi.transport.tcp.TCPEndpoint.newSocket(TCPEndpoint.java:619)
at sun.rmi.transport.tcp.TCPChannel.createConnection(TCPChannel.java:216)
at sun.rmi.transport.tcp.TCPChannel.newConnection(TCPChannel.java:202)
at sun.rmi.server.UnicastRef.newCall(UnicastRef.java:341)
at sun.rmi.registry.RegistryImpl_Stub.lookup(Unknown Source)
at com.rapidminer.PluginInitIDE2R.initGui(PluginInitIDE2R.java:111)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:57)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:606)
at com.rapidminer.tools.plugin.Plugin.callInitMethod(Plugin.java:896)
at com.rapidminer.tools.plugin.Plugin.callPluginInitMethods(Plugin.java:869)
at com.rapidminer.tools.plugin.Plugin.initPluginGuis(Plugin.java:841)
at com.rapidminer.gui.RapidMinerGUI.run(RapidMinerGUI.java:269)
at com.rapidminer.gui.RapidMinerGUI.launch(RapidMinerGUI.java:559)
at com.rapidminer.gui.RapidMinerGUI.main(RapidMinerGUI.java:540)
Caused by: java.net.ConnectException: Verbindungsaufbau abgelehnt
at java.net.PlainSocketImpl.socketConnect(Native Method)
at java.net.AbstractPlainSocketImpl.doConnect(AbstractPlainSocketImpl.java:339)
at java.net.AbstractPlainSocketImpl.connectToAddress(AbstractPlainSocketImpl.java:200)
at java.net.AbstractPlainSocketImpl.connect(AbstractPlainSocketImpl.java:182)
at java.net.SocksSocketImpl.connect(SocksSocketImpl.java:392)
at java.net.Socket.connect(Socket.java:579)
at java.net.Socket.connect(Socket.java:528)
at java.net.Socket.<init>(Socket.java:425)
at java.net.Socket.<init>(Socket.java:208)
at sun.rmi.transport.proxy.RMIDirectSocketFactory.createSocket(RMIDirectSocketFactory.java:40)
at sun.rmi.transport.proxy.RMIMasterSocketFactory.createSocket(RMIMasterSocketFactory.java:147)
at sun.rmi.transport.tcp.TCPEndpoint.newSocket(TCPEndpoint.java:613)
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    mikeyharmsmikeyharms Member Posts: 13 Contributor II
    Marcel,

    Same problem for me though Windows 7. It was working fine yesterday. Currently waiting to see if it works correctly after a while.

    Mike
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    marcelmarcel Member Posts: 8 Contributor II
    I disabled all update options in the Preferences menu. After restarting the GUI everything worked great.

    It seems to be a connectivity problem with the update servers. But it is strange that no errors or information about the update status appear in the GUI.
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    mikeyharmsmikeyharms Member Posts: 13 Contributor II
    I'm at that point too. Will follow suit with the updates preferences.
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    Marco_BoeckMarco_Boeck Administrator, Moderator, Employee, Member, University Professor Posts: 1,996 RM Engineering
    Hi,

    the update server is currently having some trouble. Sadly RapidMiner Studio 5 blocks when it cannot connect to it unless you disable updates on start-up in the preferences.
    RapidMiner Studio 6 is not affected by this.

    Regards,
    Marco
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