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edgelinux upgrade: antman won't start

I just did an fresh ISO install of EdgeLinux 2 from USB on my one. Followed the videos. Looking good, but running 'upgrade-antman' after install gets me what seems to be a license related error (see further below)? I've done upgrade-anthill as well, and that seemed to complete correctly. Have also tried rebooting. Nothing is listening on 3000 in 'ss' output, ergo can't visit it in a browser from my PC.
I did try putting my serial from anthill into that text file it's throwing a 'cat' error about, but that didn't do anything, so I reverted that change.
I opened a ticket for this as well but admittedly I am confused about licensing entitlements, so casting my net to the community forum as well.
[email protected]:~ # upgrade-antman
--2021-05-02 19:53:40--
Resolving (
Connecting to (||:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 2927 (2.9K) [application/octet-stream]
Saving to: ‘amanupd-3.4.0’

100%[===========================================================================================================================================================================================>] 2,927       --.-K/s   in 0s

2021-05-02 19:53:40 (168 MB/s) - ‘amanupd-3.4.0’ saved [2927/2927]

cat: /etc/antsleOS/personalization/serial-number: No such file or directory
* About to connect() to port 443 (#0)
*   Trying
* Connected to ( port 443 (#0)
* Initializing NSS with certpath: sql:/etc/pki/nssdb
*   CAfile: /etc/pki/tls/certs/ca-bundle.crt
CApath: none
* SSL connection using TLS_ECDHE_RSA_WITH_AES_256_GCM_SHA384
* Server certificate:
*       subject:
*       start date: Apr 14 15:29:04 2021 GMT
*       expire date: Jul 13 15:29:04 2021 GMT
*       common name:
*       issuer: CN=R3,O=Let's Encrypt,C=US
> POST /api/anthilld/login HTTP/1.1
> User-Agent: curl/7.29.0
> Host:
> Accept: */*
> Content-Type: application/json
> Content-Length: 30
} [data not shown]
* upload completely sent off: 30 out of 30 bytes
< HTTP/1.1 401 Unauthorized
< Server: nginx/1.10.3
< Date: Sun, 02 May 2021 23:53:44 GMT
< Content-Type: application/json; charset=utf-8
< Content-Length: 17
< Connection: keep-alive
< X-Xss-Protection: 1; mode=block
< X-Frame-Options: ALLOW-FROM
< X-Content-Type-Options: nosniff
{ [data not shown]
* Connection #0 to host left intact
* Failed to install antman license: {"success":false}                                                                                                                                                                        [ !! ]
Error while upgrading antman
Redirecting to /bin/systemctl start antman.service
[email protected]:~ # netstat -a|grep 3000|grep -i listen
[email protected]:~ #

Hi Matt:

This seems to be an issue for fresh installs of edgeLinux and the developers are working on it.
Here is the work around...
After the final reboot after installing edgeLinux, install antMan 3.3.1 with

upgrade-antman 3.3.1

When 3.3.1 is installed, run the following command to get the IP address

ip addr show br0

Open antMan with the IP address in your browser. antMan listens on port 3000.


Run through the onboarding at first login. This will install the serial-number file and license file.
Check in antMan that the serial number is seen in antMan > Settings
Then run upgrade antMan again on the command line without a version number to install the latest 3.4.0


Now it should complete since the serial number and license files exist.