Chef Error – Fatal: Chef::Exceptions::ChildConvergeError: Chef run process exited unsuccessfully

rajeshkumar created the topic: FATAL: Chef::Exceptions::ChildConvergeError: Chef run process exited unsuccessfully

FATAL: Chef::Exceptions::ChildConvergeError: Chef run process exited unsuccessfully
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> knife bootstrap uvo1t75faaktzc532w6.vm.cld.sr -x root -P Br356YS0iy –sudo

Doing old-style registration with the validation key at /Users/rajesh.kumar/chef-repo/.chef/scmgalaxy-validator.pem…
Delete your validation key in order to use your user credentials instead

Connecting to uvo1t75faaktzc532w6.vm.cld.sr
uvo1t75faaktzc532w6.vm.cld.sr
> Existing Chef installation detected
uvo1t75faaktzc532w6.vm.cld.sr Starting first Chef Client run…
uvo1t75faaktzc532w6.vm.cld.sr [2015-08-20T12:01:37-04:00] WARN:
uvo1t75faaktzc532w6.vm.cld.sr * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
uvo1t75faaktzc532w6.vm.cld.sr SSL validation of HTTPS requests is disabled. HTTPS connections are still
uvo1t75faaktzc532w6.vm.cld.sr encrypted, but chef is not able to detect forged replies or man in the middle
uvo1t75faaktzc532w6.vm.cld.sr attacks.
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uvo1t75faaktzc532w6.vm.cld.sr To fix this issue add an entry like this to your configuration file:
uvo1t75faaktzc532w6.vm.cld.sr
uvo1t75faaktzc532w6.vm.cld.sr
uvo1t75faaktzc532w6.vm.cld.sr # Verify all HTTPS connections (recommended)
uvo1t75faaktzc532w6.vm.cld.sr ssl_verify_mode :verify_peer
uvo1t75faaktzc532w6.vm.cld.sr
uvo1t75faaktzc532w6.vm.cld.sr # OR, Verify only connections to chef-server
uvo1t75faaktzc532w6.vm.cld.sr verify_api_cert true
uvo1t75faaktzc532w6.vm.cld.sr

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uvo1t75faaktzc532w6.vm.cld.sr To check your SSL configuration, or troubleshoot errors, you can use the
uvo1t75faaktzc532w6.vm.cld.sr knife ssl check command like so:
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uvo1t75faaktzc532w6.vm.cld.sr
uvo1t75faaktzc532w6.vm.cld.sr knife ssl check -c /etc/chef/client.rb
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uvo1t75faaktzc532w6.vm.cld.sr * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
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uvo1t75faaktzc532w6.vm.cld.sr Starting Chef Client, version 11.16.2
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uvo1t75faaktzc532w6.vm.cld.sr ================================================================================
uvo1t75faaktzc532w6.vm.cld.sr Chef encountered an error attempting to load the node data for “C2445575914.domain”
uvo1t75faaktzc532w6.vm.cld.sr ================================================================================
uvo1t75faaktzc532w6.vm.cld.sr
uvo1t75faaktzc532w6.vm.cld.sr Authentication Error:
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uvo1t75faaktzc532w6.vm.cld.sr Failed to authenticate to the chef server (http 401).
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uvo1t75faaktzc532w6.vm.cld.sr Server Response:
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uvo1t75faaktzc532w6.vm.cld.sr Failed to authenticate as ‘C2445575914.domain’. Ensure that your node_name and client key are correct.
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uvo1t75faaktzc532w6.vm.cld.sr Relevant Config Settings:
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uvo1t75faaktzc532w6.vm.cld.sr chef_server_url ” api.opscode.com/organizations/scmgalaxy ”
uvo1t75faaktzc532w6.vm.cld.sr node_name “C2445575914.domain”
uvo1t75faaktzc532w6.vm.cld.sr client_key “/etc/chef/client.pem”
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uvo1t75faaktzc532w6.vm.cld.sr If these settings are correct, your client_key may be invalid, or
uvo1t75faaktzc532w6.vm.cld.sr you may have a chef user with the same client name as this node.
uvo1t75faaktzc532w6.vm.cld.sr
uvo1t75faaktzc532w6.vm.cld.sr [2015-08-20T12:01:41-04:00] FATAL: Stacktrace dumped to /var/chef/cache/chef-stacktrace.out
uvo1t75faaktzc532w6.vm.cld.sr Chef Client failed. 0 resources updated in 3.598799916 seconds
uvo1t75faaktzc532w6.vm.cld.sr [2015-08-20T12:01:41-04:00] ERROR: 401 “Unauthorized”
uvo1t75faaktzc532w6.vm.cld.sr [2015-08-20T12:01:41-04:00] FATAL: Chef::Exceptions::ChildConvergeError: Chef run process exited unsuccessfully (exit code 1)
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Regards,
Rajesh Kumar
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rajeshkumar replied the topic: FATAL: Chef::Exceptions::ChildConvergeError: Chef run process exited u

I just login to the nodes and deleted all files under /etc/chef/ and rerun the commands and worked like charm.

Regards,
Rajesh Kumar
Twitt me @ twitter.com/RajeshKumarIn

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