Bootstrapting ERROR: Server returned error 500 for https://chefserver

Greeting to All,

I am trying to bootstrap a node and am getting the error ERROR: 500 “Internal Server Error”

Chef encountered an error attempting to create the client “CIVPL7481”

Unknown Server Error:

The server had a fatal error attempting to load the node data.

Server Response:

internal service error



Running handlers:
[2016-07-18T05:36:15-05:00] ERROR: Running exception handlers
Running handlers complete
[2016-07-18T05:36:15-05:00] ERROR: Exception handlers complete
Chef Client failed. 0 resources updated in 10 minutes 25 seconds
[2016-07-18T05:36:15-05:00] FATAL: Stacktrace dumped to /var/chef/cache/chef-stacktrace.out
[2016-07-18T05:36:15-05:00] FATAL: Please provide the contents of the stacktrace.out file if you file a bug report
[2016-07-18T05:36:15-05:00] ERROR: 500 “Internal Server Error”
[2016-07-18T05:36:15-05:00] FATAL: Chef::Exceptions::ChildConvergeError: Chef run process exited unsuccessfully (exit code 1)
[root@chefworkstation recipes]#

You’ll need to check the logs on your Chef Server. I don’t remember where they are off the top of my head, but chef-server-ctl tail will point you in the right direction.

Daniel DeLeo

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