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How to check SUSE Manager database connection setup is correct

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SUSE Manager 3.1
SUSE Manager 3.2


The SUSE Manager installation has grown and connection limits reached messages are within the logs /var/log/rhn/... for any services connection to the database.

Example A:

2019-08-09 13:23:36,553 [salt-event-connection-watchdog] ERROR com.suse.manager.reactor.SaltReactor - Unable to connect: com.suse.salt.netapi.exception.SaltException: java.sql.SQLException: Connection Error: Connection refused: localhost/, retrying in 5 seconds.

Example B:
INFO   | jvm 1    | 2019/08/09 13:23:47 | Caused by: Connection refused (Connection refused)
INFO   | jvm 1    | 2019/08/09 13:23:47 |       at
INFO   | jvm 1    | 2019/08/09 13:23:47 |       at org.postgresql.core.PGStream.<init>(
INFO   | jvm 1    | 2019/08/09 13:23:47 |       at org.postgresql.core.v3.ConnectionFactoryImpl.openConnectionImpl(

Example C:
INFO   | jvm 1    | 2019/08/09 13:39:30 | WARNING: com.mchange.v2.resourcepool.BasicResourcePool$ScatteredAcquireTask@5c391ca6 -- Acquisition Attempt Failed!!! Clearing pending acquires. While trying to acquire a needed new resource, we failed to succeed more than the maximum number of allowed acquisition attempts (30). Last acquisition attempt exception:
INFO   | jvm 1    | 2019/08/09 13:39:30 | org.postgresql.util.PSQLException: FATAL: sorry, too many clients already


Running following command will show if there is any mismatch between database, apache and tomcat connection settings:

Adjust postgresql max_connections setting in:


Requirements for SUSE Manager have increased and settings needs to be adjusted accordingly due to growth of connected servers or increased api usage.


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  • Document ID:7023762
  • Creation Date: 08-Mar-2019
  • Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
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