"G1SYS: parameter not set or null" error when starting Spectrum

Product affected: Spectrum™ Technology Platform
Operating System: Linux, UNIX


When entering the ./server.start command for Spectrum in a Unix or Linux environment, you see the following error:

./server.start: 4: ./server.start: G1SYS: parameter not set or null


The setup command may not have properly been initiated before attempting to start Spectrum.



UPDATED: July 26, 2018
Always execute the setup script before the server.start command as shown in the steps below:
  1. Navigate to your <Spectrum install>/server/bin directory.
  2. Enter command . ./setup
    • ​*Note there is a space between the two dots of this command
  3. Enter command ./server.start