HCL Connections Docs 2.0.2 on Alma 9

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We recently switched from Centos 7 to Alma 9 as the OS for our HCL Connections test systems. The only issue we had, HCL Docs Conversion would not work. From the Conversions SystemOut.log we got these messages:

NoConnectException – soffice connection is unavailable : /opt/Conversion/data/temp/source-73e01698-ec31-48fa-90c3-1a435c523825/concord1703062699778tmp
com.sun.star.connection.NoConnectException: java.net.ConnectException: Connection refused (Connection refused)….


A short check on the server with ps -eo pid,time,args | grep office revealed that soffice was missing.

Checking the Conversion/sym_monitor/error.log, soffice.bin was complaining about  a missing library: libcrypt.so.1

After installing this library, the soffice.bin tasks appeared suddenly.

dnf provides libcrypt.so.1
dnf install libxcrypt-compat-4.4.18-3.el9.i686