Issue Description:

Unable to create default kettle.properties file

 

Sample Log:

Unable to create default kettle.properties file : \\vmware-host\Shared Folders\.kettle\kettle.properties
[Ljava.lang.StackTraceElement;@3351c83a
Exception in thread “Thread-13” java.lang.RuntimeException: Central Log Store is not initialized!!!
at org.pentaho.di.core.logging.KettleLogStore.getInstance(KettleLogStore.java:185)
at org.pentaho.di.core.logging.KettleLogStore.getAppender(KettleLogStore.java:235)
at org.pentaho.di.core.logging.LogChannel.println(LogChannel.java:122)
at org.pentaho.di.core.logging.LogChannel.println(LogChannel.java:127)
at org.pentaho.di.core.logging.LogChannel.logError(LogChannel.java:151)
at org.pentaho.di.job.Job.run(Job.java:437)

 

Reason & Solution:

This issue is very rarely observed and is mostly due to the incorrect / invalid / missing kettle_home environment variables. Resolve by setting the kettle_home variable in the environment variables section.

 

Helpful Link:

https://help.pentaho.com/Documentation/6.1/0P0/180/Other_Issues/000

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Abhishek Jain