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Troubleshooting: Warning messages about system preferences received during instance creation

When you create a WebSphere Commerce instance, you review messages in the SystemErr.log file and the Configuration Manager client window and find warning messages that are related to system preferences.

Problem

You see errors similar to the following messages in the SystemErr.log, or in the Configuration Manager client window during instance creation:


Mar 22, 2006 2:11:35 PM java.util.prefs.FileSystemPreferences$3 run
WARNING: Could not create system preferences directory. System
preferences are unusable.
Mar 22, 2006 2:11:49 PM java.util.prefs.FileSystemPreferences
checkLockFile0ErrorCode
WARNING: Could not lock System prefs. Unix error code 273859672.
Mar 22, 2006 2:12:19 PM java.util.prefs.FileSystemPreferences
checkLockFile0
ErrorCode
WARNING: Could not lock System prefs. Unix error code 268911000.

Solution

If you encounter these warning messages, they can be safely ignored.