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GPINITSYSTEM Error: "Failed to Insert Port=xxxx in /xxx/postgresql.conf"

Environment

 Product  Version
 Pivotal Greenplum  4.2.x
 OS  All Supported OS

Symptom

Initializing the database fails and returns the following error message:

Failed to insert port=xxxx in /xxx/postgresql.conf

Cause

The executable editor "ED" is not installed on the servers. Please verify if the "ED" editor is installed by logging in to the server and running the below command:

which ed

Resolution

Install the ED editor on all segment and master servers if they are not installed and retry the command again.

Comments

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    Olu Jola

    very helpful

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