Jenkins dead but pid file exists

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Hi Team,

I have installed Jenkins. But I am getting the below error when I tried to start Jenkins service.

jenkins dead but pid file exists
Oct 22, 2020 in Jenkins by akhtar
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There may be various reasons behind this error. You may have another server that is conflicting with Jenkins like Tomcat. So you need to stop the service.

$ syatemctl stop tomcat 
$ systemctl start jenkins 

Also, check if you have Java installed or not in your system.

answered Oct 22, 2020 by MD
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