Installation error on Mac OS Big Sur

Please let us know what you are using Katalon Studio for?

  1. I’m exploring the tool
  2. I’m learning automated test with Katalon Studio

How would your work be affected if this issue has not been resolved?

  1. I cannot continue my job and have to work on something else while awaiting your response

Operating System

  • Mac OS Big Sur 11.4

Katalon Studio Version

  • Katalon Studio Eclipse 4.16 for Mac OS X

Katalon Studio logs

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!SESSION 2021-07-08 11:36:15.315 -----------------------------------------------
eclipse.buildId=unknown
java.version=1.8.0_275
java.vendor=Azul Systems, Inc.
BootLoader constants: OS=macosx, ARCH=x86_64, WS=cocoa, NL=de_DE
Framework arguments: -keyring /Users/christian/.eclipse_keyring
Command-line arguments: -os macosx -ws cocoa -arch x86_64 -data @noDefault -keyring /Users/christian/.eclipse_keyring

!ENTRY org.eclipse.osgi 4 0 2021-07-08 11:36:26.520
!MESSAGE Application error
!STACK 1
java.lang.IllegalStateException: The platform metadata area could not be written: /private/var/folders/jk/9hjps9ws3yv0sldbkbklrjlm0000gn/T/AppTranslocation/B8D3442A-477D-4BB4-ABF8-9B69B66C452C/d/Katalon Studio.app/Contents/MacOS/config/.metadata. By default the platform writes its content
under the current working directory when the platform is launched. Use the -data parameter to
specify a different content area for the platform.
at org.eclipse.core.internal.runtime.DataArea.assertLocationInitialized(DataArea.java:73)
at org.eclipse.core.internal.runtime.DataArea.getStateLocation(DataArea.java:141)
at org.eclipse.core.internal.preferences.InstancePreferences.getBaseLocation(InstancePreferences.java:47)
at org.eclipse.core.internal.preferences.InstancePreferences.initializeChildren(InstancePreferences.java:212)
at org.eclipse.core.internal.preferences.InstancePreferences.(InstancePreferences.java:62)
at org.eclipse.core.internal.preferences.InstancePreferences.internalCreate(InstancePreferences.java:224)
at org.eclipse.core.internal.preferences.EclipsePreferences.create(EclipsePreferences.java:352)
at org.eclipse.core.internal.preferences.EclipsePreferences.create(EclipsePreferences.java:340)
at org.eclipse.core.internal.preferences.PreferencesService.createNode(PreferencesService.java:395)
at org.eclipse.core.internal.preferences.RootPreferences.getChild(RootPreferences.java:63)
at org.eclipse.core.internal.preferences.RootPreferences.getNode(RootPreferences.java:98)
at org.eclipse.core.internal.preferences.RootPreferences.node(RootPreferences.java:87)
at org.eclipse.core.internal.preferences.AbstractScope.getNode(AbstractScope.java:41)
at org.eclipse.core.runtime.preferences.InstanceScope.getNode(InstanceScope.java:80)
at com.kms.katalon.preferences.internal.ScopedPreferenceStore.getStorePreferences(ScopedPreferenceStore.java:216)
at com.kms.katalon.preferences.internal.ScopedPreferenceStore.(ScopedPreferenceStore.java:117)
at com.kms.katalon.preferences.internal.PreferenceStoreManager.initialPreferenceStore(PreferenceStoreManager.java:25)
at com.kms.katalon.preferences.internal.PreferenceStoreManager.getPreferenceStore(PreferenceStoreManager.java:21)
at com.kms.katalon.application.MacOSAddon.initDefaultJRE(MacOSAddon.java:59)
at com.kms.katalon.application.MacOSAddon.initMacOSConfig(MacOSAddon.java:48)
at com.kms.katalon.application.Application.preRunInit(Application.java:152)
at com.kms.katalon.application.Application.start(Application.java:65)
at org.eclipse.equinox.internal.app.EclipseAppHandle.run(EclipseAppHandle.java:203)
at org.eclipse.core.runtime.internal.adaptor.EclipseAppLauncher.runApplication(EclipseAppLauncher.java:137)
at org.eclipse.core.runtime.internal.adaptor.EclipseAppLauncher.start(EclipseAppLauncher.java:107)
at org.eclipse.core.runtime.adaptor.EclipseStarter.run(EclipseStarter.java:401)
at org.eclipse.core.runtime.adaptor.EclipseStarter.run(EclipseStarter.java:255)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:62)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:498)
at org.eclipse.equinox.launcher.Main.invokeFramework(Main.java:657)
at org.eclipse.equinox.launcher.Main.basicRun(Main.java:594)
at org.eclipse.equinox.launcher.Main.run(Main.java:1447)

1 Like

I am facing the same issue. I’m not able to preview the application until this is resolved.

@christian.delpero

Please put Katalon Studio.app file to the /Applications folder then re-start it again.