Error: DynamoDB local error unable to access JAR file dynamodblocal.jar

Rafal Wilinski

Answered by Rafal Wilinski

What's Causing This Error

This error is caused when the DynamoDB Local service is unable to locate the DynamoDB Local JAR file. This can be caused by several issues, such as:

  • The JAR file is not present in the specified location.
  • The JAR file is present, but it is corrupted or damaged.
  • The JAR file is present, but permissions are not set correctly.
  • An incorrect path to the JAR file is specified.
  • An incorrect version of the JAR file is being used.

Solution: Here's How To Resolve It

To solve this error, you can take the following steps:

  • Verify that the JAR file is present in the specified location and is not corrupted or damaged.
  • Check the permissions on the JAR file to ensure that the service has the necessary permissions to access it.
  • Verify that the path to the JAR file is correct and that it is being specified correctly in the command to start the service.
  • Make sure that you are using the correct version of the JAR file.
  • If the JAR file is missing, download the latest version of DynamoDB Local from the AWS website and place it in the specified location.
  • If the issue persists, you may contact AWS support for further assistance.
  • Additionally, you can use CloudWatch logs to check the logs and troubleshoot the issue.
  • It is important to ensure that the correct version of the JAR file is being used and that the path to the JAR file is specified correctly to avoid this error.

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