This page will help you solve problems related to running AIP Console/Node services of the CAST AIP Console.

CAST AIP Console is a front end web application which provides a means to configure, run, and manage CAST AIP analyses on multiple analysis machines.

CAST AIP Console gives an Application Overview showing the application state regarding versions, analysis and snapshots, Technologies and framework identification and Matching technology between Tech Survey and source code delivered

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AIP Platform


CAST AIP 8.3(tick) 
AIP Console VersionYes/No
AIP Console 1.8.x  or greater(tick)
Action Plan
  1. If the node is not starting and the following message is seen in the cmsapi log, then contact CAST Support to check out the settings table of your node H2 database, especially the extend_apikey column.
    1. Invocation of init method failed; nested exception is java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Illegal character(s) in message header value: XCGN1-12<more characters, some binary>
  2. If you are having performance problems with AIP Console starting and you are running AIP Console version < 1.19, then run the following queries to try to resolve the issue:
    1. Connect to the internal H2 database for BOTH console and node by following the instructions in the resolution section of the documentation here up to the connect step:  AIP Console - Troubleshooting
    2. Then run the following queries on BOTH the console and node databases:

      delete from JOB_STEP_EXECUTION;
      delete from JOB_PARAMETERS; 
      delete from JOB_EXECUTION; 
      delete from EVENT_PARAMETERS; 
      delete from EVENT;
    3. This is resolved in AIP Console 1.19 and greater
  3. Select the section you are interested in.
  4. If the problem you are facing does not match any case listed in this page, report your problem to CAST Technical Support and provide the below Relevant input for CAST Technical Support to reproduce the issue.

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