Appendix B. Common error messages

STAF not in PATH environment variable

STAF executable was not in the PATH environment variable. In order to use STAF GUI, this must be set. See STAF V3 User's Guide for instructions on setting PATH environment variable for your operating system.

  • Windows

  • Linux and MAC OS X

STAFProc not running

STAF GUI sends a request on a machine where STAF demon process, called STAFProc, wasn't running. In order to use STAF GUI, it must be running on the same machine. This is often the case where you send a request to a non-existent instance name. See STAF V3 User's Guide for instructions on starting STAFProc.

There is another such error occurs when you send a request to a non-existance static handle number.

STAF machine unreachable

The machine is not reachable from the current machine. Check your network connection or machine name.

Service does not provide HELP command

The current service does not provide the HELP command. You can't use STAF GUI to send a request to this service.

Application restore file error

The file selected to restore the application data is not valid. Use files from previous backup of the application.

History restore file error

The file selected to restore the history data is not valid. Use files from previous backup of the history.

Application data file error

The application file or directory was deleted. Restart the application and restore from the latest application data backup.

History data file error

The history file or directory was deleted. Restart the application and restore from the latest history data backup.

No Endpoint, Service or Command exists error

This error occurs when trying to submit a request by directly typing in the Submit drop-down combination box. This is neither supported nor recommended. Always use the Command pane and Option pane to create a request string.

Response conversion error

An error occurred when converting an HTML table from STAF raw. Use STAF default or verbose. See the section called “Editing a pool” for instructions.

General submitting error

A general error prevents you from submitting a request. Restarting the application may solve this error.

Command options error

Locally stored service help has syntax errors, or the application data file was manually edited. This is neither supported nor recommended. Update the service.

Remote machine not supported error

This error occurs when you are trying to add a remote machine in the QuickSTAF Standalone edition. Use QuickSTAF Network.