Queueprocd fails to start: How to fix

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Queueprocd fails to start error resolved by the experts at Bobcares.

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Let’s take a look at how our in-house Support Techs came up with a solution to resolve this particular error on hand.

All about queueprocd fails to start error

queueprocd is responsible for queuing tasks like service restarts. This ensures that the tasks are processed in one go rather than restarting the same service repeatedly. If you have been facing an error where queueprocd fails to start, you have come to the right place. Our Support Techs recently resolved a similar issue for one of our long-term clients.

This issue involved the following error message at the Startup Log output:

Startup Log
        ==> cPanel TaskQueue Processing Daemon version 1.0
        Unable to redirect stderr.

Reason behind queueprocd fails to start error

Our skilled Support Team was able to narrow down the root of the issue to the immutable bit in the /usr/local/cpanel/logs/queueprocd.log file.

You can check the status of the immutable bit with the following command:

lsattr -i /usr/local/cpanel/logs/queueprocd.log

This command will result in the following output if the immutable bit is set:

----ia-------e- /usr/local/cpanel/logs/queueprocd.log

How to resolve queueprocd fails to start error

The talented Support Team at Bobcares was able to come up with an easy solution for this specific error. All you have to do is remove the immutable bit by executing the following command:

chattr -i /usr/local/cpanel/logs/queueprocd.log

Once this is done, you will notice the error does not appear again.

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