Error Start Request Repeated Too Quickly For Grafana-Server.service

Error Start Request Repeated, Grafana Server Service failed as of repeated restart the server too quickly. This mistake is for forestalling numerous reiteration of administration restart in framework blunder.

Error Start Request Repeated Too Quickly:

In the event that the administration restart surpasses the estimation of StartLimitBurst inside the time indicated by the estimation of StartLimitInterval, the administration startup will fall flat. so

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StartLimitInterval is 10 seconds as a matter of course and StartLimitBurst is 5 naturally. Grafana not able to create a PID because there no file exists in Grafana service. so

Now You have to check path /etc/sysconfig/grafana-server In this file, check if there’s any directory defined for Grafana sever. so


Check there must be any directory created on this path ls /var/run/grafana. If you found no directory then follow these steps. so

Step 1: if grafana-server is not running, there won’t be any PID of grafana server on this path /var/run/

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Or directory for this.

Step 2: To resolve this issue,

You will see in this file

cat /etc/sysconfig/grafana-server

Look at the bottom and change that line if this is not present.

PID_FILE_DIR=/var/run/grafana to PID_FILE_DIR=/var/run/grafana/

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Step 3: Make a directory if not present

mkdir /var/run/grafana/

Step 4: Give Permission to Grafana pid

chmod +777 /var/run/grafana/

You can also change the permissions to 770. it depends on your requirement.

Step 5: Try to start service you will not get any error

Now you can see, PID generated for grafana

Now Start the Grafana Service

systemctl start grafana-server.service

You’re done

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