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Jmeter-server 2.3.4 failed to start in Ubuntu 9.10

May 18, 2010 Leave a comment

Problem:

I’m using jmeter 2.3.4 distribution in my ubuntu 9.10, tried running the jmeter-server but encountered the following error:

Server failed to start: java.rmi.RemoteException: Cannot start. <computer_name> is a loopback address.

Solution:

* Go to /etc folder

* Edit hosts file by changing 127.0.0.1 to your absolute IP address

Then run your jmeter-server again, to verify, you should be able to see the following logs in jmeter-server.log file

INFO  Рjmeter.engine.RemoteJMeterEngineImpl: Starting backing engine on 1099

Now you’re ready to start your distributed testing with Jmeter ūüėÄ