Investigating failures at a workspace start using the Verbose mode

Verbose mode allows users to reach an enlarged log output, investigating failures at a workspace start.

In addition to usual log entries, the Verbose mode also lists the container logs of each workspace.

Restarting a Che workspace in Verbose mode after start failure

This section describes how to restart a Che workspace in the Verbose mode after a failure during the workspace start. Dashboard proposes the restart of a workspace in the Verbose mode once the workspace fails at its start.

Prerequisites
  • A running instance of Che. To install an instance of Che, see Installing Che.

  • An existing workspace that fails to start.

Procedure
  1. Using Dashboard, try to start a workspace.

  2. When it fails to start, click on the displayed Open in Verbose mode link.

  3. Check the Logs tab to find a reason for the workspace failure.

Starting a Che workspace in Verbose mode

This section describes how to start the Eclipse Che workspace in Verbose mode.

Prerequisites
  • A running instance of Eclipse Che. To install an instance of Eclipse Che, see Installing Che.

  • An existing workspace defined on this instance of Che.

Procedure
  1. Open the Workspaces tab.

  2. On the left side of a row dedicated to the workspace, access the drop-down menu displayed as three horizontal dots and select the Open in Verbose mode option. Alternatively, this option is also available in the workspace details, under the Actions drop-down menu.

  3. Check the Logs tab to find a reason for the workspace failure.