MineMeld Service's Not starting after installation

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MineMeld Service's Not starting after installation

L1 Bithead

Hello Discussion Board,


I am installing MineMeld in ESX 6.


VM was built with trusty-server-cloudimg-amd64.ova and has minemeld-cloud-init-0.9.10-1build1.iso connected to the CD/DVD drive. 


Every time I reboot the server minemeld does not start and the system says there are 2 available packages that can be updated.


I added a screenshot of the screen to the post.


Any help would be much appreciated. 




L5 Sessionator

Hi @Scott_Fitzmaurice,


the update message is owned by Ubuntu (not MineMeld). Are you sure MineMeld services are not running? (check Step 6 at https://live.paloaltonetworks.com/t5/MineMeld-Articles/Manually-install-MineMeld-on-Ubuntu-Server-14...)


If that's the case then the minemeld-engine.log (typically available at /opt/minemeld/log) could have an answer. Would you share its content here for us to give it a try?



Thank you for the quick response.


I ran the first command and this is the out put:


sudo: unknown user: minemeld

sudo: unalbe to initialize policy plugin


There is nothing in my opt folder.

Looks like the cloud-init.iso didn't work at all and no MineMeld components where installed. You might be in front of a plain Ubuntu image, might you?


If that's the case, then you can try to follow the instructions at https://live.paloaltonetworks.com/t5/MineMeld-Articles/Manually-install-MineMeld-on-Ubuntu-Server-14... starting at the Step 3



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