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New Member
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎06-06-2018
Installation fails ,Could not initialize database server.

 vi 6.start-cloudera-scm-server-db.log
 
Could not initialize database server.
  This usually means that your PostgreSQL installation failed or isn't working properly.
  PostgreSQL is installed using the set of repositories found on this machine. Please
  ensure that PostgreSQL can be installed. Please also uninstall any other instances of
  PostgreSQL and then try again., giving up

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Cloudera Employee
Posts: 10
Registered: ‎04-21-2016
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Please identify the OS being used.

Was postgres correctly installed?

Is postgres running?

Please post all of the log files from the installer directory.