HTTP Status 500 - Could not determine database type.

Hi. I cannot log into JIRA due to the following nasty message. Please could you let me know how to resolve this in order that all project data is not lost. Thanks, Craig.

 

type Exception report

message Could not determine database type. (File input/output error: java.io.IOException: org.hsqldb.HsqlException: Unexpected token: )

description The server encountered an internal error that prevented it from fulfilling this request.

exception

org.ofbiz.core.util.GeneralRuntimeException: Could not determine database type. (File input/output error: java.io.IOException: org.hsqldb.HsqlException: Unexpected token: )
	org.ofbiz.core.entity.config.DatasourceInfo.getDatabaseTypeFromJDBCConnection(DatasourceInfo.java:409)
	org.ofbiz.core.entity.GenericDAO.selectListIteratorByCondition(GenericDAO.java:840)
	org.ofbiz.core.entity.GenericDAO.selectByAnd(GenericDAO.java:739)
	org.ofbiz.core.entity.GenericHelperDAO.findByAnd(GenericHelperDAO.java:150)
	org.ofbiz.core.entity.GenericDelegator.findByAnd(GenericDelegator.java:901)
	org.ofbiz.core.entity.GenericDelegator.findByAnd(GenericDelegator.java:879)
	org.ofbiz.core.entity.GenericDelegator.findByAnd(GenericDelegator.java:848)
	com.opensymphony.module.propertyset.ofbiz.OFBizPropertySet.findPropertyEntry(OFBizPropertySet.java:298)
	com.opensymphony.module.propertyset.ofbiz.OFBizPropertySet.exists(OFBizPropertySet.java:170)
	com.atlassian.jira.propertyset.JiraCachingPropertySet.exists(JiraCachingPropertySet.java:744)
	com.atlassian.jira.propertyset.BootstrapOfBizPropertyEntryStore.getEntry(BootstrapOfBizPropertyEntryStore.java:60)
	com.atlassian.jira.propertyset.CachingOfBizPropertySet.get(CachingOfBizPropertySet.java:196)
	com.opensymphony.module.propertyset.AbstractPropertySet.getString(AbstractPropertySet.java:305)
	com.atlassian.jira.config.properties.ApplicationPropertiesStore.getStringFromDb(ApplicationPropertiesStore.java:272)
	com.atlassian.jira.config.properties.ApplicationPropertiesImpl.getString(ApplicationPropertiesImpl.java:57)
	com.atlassian.jira.config.properties.ApplicationPropertiesImpl.getEncoding(ApplicationPropertiesImpl.java:138)
	com.atlassian.jira.config.properties.ApplicationPropertiesImpl.getContentType(ApplicationPropertiesImpl.java:162)
	com.atlassian.jira.web.filters.JiraEncodingFilter.getContentType(JiraEncodingFilter.java:59)
	com.atlassian.core.filters.encoding.AbstractEncodingFilter.doFilter(AbstractEncodingFilter.java:39)
	com.atlassian.core.filters.AbstractHttpFilter.doFilter(AbstractHttpFilter.java:31)
	com.atlassian.jira.web.filters.PathMatchingEncodingFilter.doFilter(PathMatchingEncodingFilter.java:49)
	com.atlassian.core.filters.AbstractHttpFilter.doFilter(AbstractHttpFilter.java:31)
	com.atlassian.jira.startup.JiraStartupChecklistFilter.doFilter(JiraStartupChecklistFilter.java:79)
	com.atlassian.jira.web.filters.MultipartBoundaryCheckFilter.doFilter(MultipartBoundaryCheckFilter.java:41)
	com.atlassian.jira.web.filters.steps.ChainedFilterStepRunner.doFilter(ChainedFilterStepRunner.java:87)
	com.atlassian.jira.web.filters.JiraFirstFilter.doFilter(JiraFirstFilter.java:61)

 

root cause

java.sql.SQLException: File input/output error: java.io.IOException: org.hsqldb.HsqlException: Unexpected token: 
	org.hsqldb.jdbc.Util.sqlException(Unknown Source)
	org.hsqldb.jdbc.jdbcConnection.<init>(Unknown Source)
	org.hsqldb.jdbcDriver.getConnection(Unknown Source)
	org.hsqldb.jdbcDriver.connect(Unknown Source)
	java.sql.DriverManager.getConnection(Unknown Source)
	java.sql.DriverManager.getConnection(Unknown Source)
	org.ofbiz.core.entity.ConnectionFactory.tryGenericConnectionSources(ConnectionFactory.java:87)
	org.ofbiz.core.entity.transaction.JNDIFactory.getConnection(JNDIFactory.java:146)
	org.ofbiz.core.entity.TransactionFactory.getConnection(TransactionFactory.java:101)
	org.ofbiz.core.entity.ConnectionFactory.getConnection(ConnectionFactory.java:59)
	org.ofbiz.core.entity.config.DatasourceInfo.getDatabaseTypeFromJDBCConnection(DatasourceInfo.java:402)
	org.ofbiz.core.entity.GenericDAO.selectListIteratorByCondition(GenericDAO.java:840)
	org.ofbiz.core.entity.GenericDAO.selectByAnd(GenericDAO.java:739)
	org.ofbiz.core.entity.GenericHelperDAO.findByAnd(GenericHelperDAO.java:150)
	org.ofbiz.core.entity.GenericDelegator.findByAnd(GenericDelegator.java:901)
	org.ofbiz.core.entity.GenericDelegator.findByAnd(GenericDelegator.java:879)
	org.ofbiz.core.entity.GenericDelegator.findByAnd(GenericDelegator.java:848)
	com.opensymphony.module.propertyset.ofbiz.OFBizPropertySet.findPropertyEntry(OFBizPropertySet.java:298)
	com.opensymphony.module.propertyset.ofbiz.OFBizPropertySet.exists(OFBizPropertySet.java:170)
	com.atlassian.jira.propertyset.JiraCachingPropertySet.exists(JiraCachingPropertySet.java:744)
	com.atlassian.jira.propertyset.BootstrapOfBizPropertyEntryStore.getEntry(BootstrapOfBizPropertyEntryStore.java:60)
	com.atlassian.jira.propertyset.CachingOfBizPropertySet.get(CachingOfBizPropertySet.java:196)
	com.opensymphony.module.propertyset.AbstractPropertySet.getString(AbstractPropertySet.java:305)
	com.atlassian.jira.config.properties.ApplicationPropertiesStore.getStringFromDb(ApplicationPropertiesStore.java:272)
	com.atlassian.jira.config.properties.ApplicationPropertiesImpl.getString(ApplicationPropertiesImpl.java:57)
	com.atlassian.jira.config.properties.ApplicationPropertiesImpl.getEncoding(ApplicationPropertiesImpl.java:138)
	com.atlassian.jira.config.properties.ApplicationPropertiesImpl.getContentType(ApplicationPropertiesImpl.java:162)
	com.atlassian.jira.web.filters.JiraEncodingFilter.getContentType(JiraEncodingFilter.java:59)
	com.atlassian.core.filters.encoding.AbstractEncodingFilter.doFilter(AbstractEncodingFilter.java:39)
	com.atlassian.core.filters.AbstractHttpFilter.doFilter(AbstractHttpFilter.java:31)
	com.atlassian.jira.web.filters.PathMatchingEncodingFilter.doFilter(PathMatchingEncodingFilter.java:49)
	com.atlassian.core.filters.AbstractHttpFilter.doFilter(AbstractHttpFilter.java:31)
	com.atlassian.jira.startup.JiraStartupChecklistFilter.doFilter(JiraStartupChecklistFilter.java:79)
	com.atlassian.jira.web.filters.MultipartBoundaryCheckFilter.doFilter(MultipartBoundaryCheckFilter.java:41)
	com.atlassian.jira.web.filters.steps.ChainedFilterStepRunner.doFilter(ChainedFilterStepRunner.java:87)
	com.atlassian.jira.web.filters.JiraFirstFilter.doFilter(JiraFirstFilter.java:61)

2 answers

Some more history on the setup would be useful. Did you just install it (seeing it is referring to HSQL) or was the instance cloned from a current production?

 

1 vote

That means either that your database connection is misconfigured, or the database is corrupt in some way.

As Jonas says, we'll need to know what you've installed, but there's a good chance that your HSQL database is broken.

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