X-Pack Error generating PDF report

(Luca Malossi) #1

I get the following error where trying to generate report.

I'm on Kibana and ES 5.1.2 with X-Pack Trial


(Matt Bargar) #2

Hmmm that's a new one to me. I wonder if PhantomJS isn't started for some reason. Have you tried restarting Kibana? Do you have any sort of firewall rules that might block the port on localhost listed in the error?

(Luca Malossi) #3

I restarted Kibana and the problem persists. I cannot firewall as everything is on the same machine

(Matt Bargar) #4

Is localhost not in your hosts file perhaps?

@Brandon_Kobel do you have any other ideas or good diagnostic questions?

(Brandon Kobel) #5

@lmalossi if you watch your list of running processes, and generate a report, do you see one named 'phantomjs'?

(Luca Malossi) #6

No, I don't see anything with that name

(Brandon Kobel) #7

@lmalossi which OS is Kibana running on, and how did you install Kibana (rpm/deb/tar/zip)?

(Joe Fleming) #8

Have you made any modifications to the configuration in your kibana.yml?

(Luca Malossi) #9

kibana is on SLES 12 installed with RPM

(Luca Malossi) #10

apart from making kibana listen on a specific IP address none

(Brandon Kobel) #11

@lmalossi would you mind executing nslookup localhost from the server and pasting your response here?

(Luca Malossi) #12

nslookup localhost doesn't work because localhost is not registered in DNS. Nslookup queries the dns.

(Brandon Kobel) #13

@lmalossi then let's ping localhost to make sure that it's resolving to

(system) #14

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