For a reason or another, you got one of the following message:
Converter office2html is not available
Converter any2pdf is not available
You probably have the same issue: the
JodConverter component cannot communicate with the
LibreOffice process. This page will help you to make the PDF conversion work with a few simple steps.
- Stop your Nuxeo Platform instance. This step is needed because the communication between JodConverter and LibreOffice is initiated at startup, and only at that time.
Kill all remaining LibreOffice processes.
Under Unices, this can be done with the
> ps |grep soffice 17159 pts/0 00:00:03 soffice.bin > kill 17159 > ps |grep soffice
Under MS Windows, use the Task Manager to identify a
soffice.exeprocess and use the End Task button to kill it.
- Remove the
$NUXEO/tmpfolder: it could contain old files like
- Start Nuxeo, log in and try to get your PDF or preview.
- Follow steps 1 to 3 of the previous paragraph.
Open a terminal or command prompt and start Nuxeo in console mode:
> ./nuxeoctl console
C:\> nuxeoctl.bat --gui=false console
Search in the console the lines about the
It should look like below if everything is fine:
Sep 29, 2015 11:05:40 AM org.artofsolving.jodconverter.office.ProcessPoolOfficeManager
INFO: ProcessManager implementation is UnixProcessManager Sep 29, 2015 11:05:43 AM org.artofsolving.jodconverter.office.OfficeVersionDescriptor INFO: soffice info: Product: LibreOffice - Version: 18.104.22.168 - useGnuStyleLongOptions: true Sep 29, 2015 11:05:43 AM org.artofsolving.jodconverter.office.OfficeProcess doStart INFO: starting process with acceptString 'socket,host=127.0.0.1,port=2003,tcpNoDelay=1' and profileDir '/home/nuxeo/nuxeo-cap-tomcat/tmp/.jodconverter_socket_host-127.0.0.1_port-2003_58' Sep 29, 2015 11:05:47 AM org.artofsolving.jodconverter.office.OfficeProcess doStart WARNING: Restarting OOo after code 81 ... Sep 29, 2015 11:05:48 AM org.artofsolving.jodconverter.office.OfficeProcess doStart INFO: started process : pid = 7725 Sep 29, 2015 11:05:48 AM org.artofsolving.jodconverter.office.OfficeConnection connect INFO: connected: 'socket,host=127.0.0.1,port=2003,tcpNoDelay=1' 11:05:52,573 INFO [OSGiRuntimeService] Nuxeo Platform Started
If something failed, these lines will tell you why and you'll be able to fix your configuration accordingly.