The DataStax agent fails to connect to the local DSE node with a null pointer exception.
The DataStax agent fails to connect to the local node. The following errors may be observed in the
12-04-2017 08:53:07:259 INFO [async-dispatch-39] Starting monitored database connection. 12-04-2017 08:53:07:260 ERROR [async-dispatch-39] Unexpected error connecting to Cassandra, retrying soon. java.lang.NullPointerException
The agent is looking for configuration using the older
rpc_address parameters. However if these are not implemented then the agent will fail with the above exception.
This is being tracked internally with the following jira reference:
OPSC-10873 - Agent does not support
rpc_address in the
cassandra.yaml is necessary until it is possible to upgrade
Upgrading to OpsCenter 6.0.9 when it becomes available will provide the fix to this problem.