Bamboo - Could not load bootstrap from environment java.lang.NullPointerException

I upgraded Bamboo 5.4.2 to 5.8.1. 

While trying to resolve issues regarding remote agents not running. I tried instructions from this article:

After restarting several times, I can no longer make bamboo start. It gives me the attached screenshot.



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Thanks for raising a Support issue with us. Allow me to comment publicly here for future reference.

After looking into your logs we noticed the following stack trace:

2015-05-16 14:37:52,756 FATAL [localhost-startStop-1] [BootstrapLoaderListener] An error was encountered while bootstrapping Bamboo (see below): 
	at org.apache.activemq.util.URISupport.createQueryString(
	at com.atlassian.bamboo.setup.BrokerURIUtils.reconstructCompositeUri(
	at com.atlassian.bamboo.setup.BrokerURIUtils.decorateBrokerURI(
	at com.atlassian.bamboo.setup.DefaultBootstrapManager.getBrokerClientURI(
	at com.atlassian.bamboo.setup.DefaultBootstrapManager.afterConfigurationLoaded(
	at com.atlassian.config.bootstrap.DefaultAtlassianBootstrapManager.init(
	at com.atlassian.bamboo.setup.BootstrapLoaderListener.contextInitialized(
	at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.listenerStart(
	at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.startInternal(
	at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleBase.start(
	at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase$
	at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase$
	at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask$Sync.innerRun(
	at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(
	at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$

What happened is that there was an invalid value for Once we fixed this, the application was back up and running.

We've written the following KB in case other customers need more details on this: 

Thank you!

Thiago Bomfim
DevTools Atlassian



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