Sonar CE and donet-sonarscanner

Hello i have sonar ce 8.9 and “dotnet-sonarscanner” (versión ‘5.12.0’) When I analyze the code I get the error:

When Downloading from https://…/api/editions/is_valid_license
Unexpected character encountered while parsing value <. Path ‘’, line0, position 0
Pre-processing failed. Exit code: 1

Why community version does not have this api url?
Is there any parameter for the scanner do not consult this api url?

I tested in Sonar community 9.9 LTS and the same

Hey there.

What URL are you providing to When you put it into your browser, does it change at all (remove a trailing slash, go to a different context)…

I trayed with

DotNet sonarscanner …. /…./sonar

DotNet sonarscanner …. /…./sonar/

And the same error


You’re right – the logic in the Scanner should detect it’s Community Edition and proceed.

Can you let me know what the exact response is when you put https://…./sonar/api/editions/is_valid_license in your browser? It should be:

{"errors":[{"msg":"Unknown url : /api/editions/is_valid_license"}]}

The error is:
Unexpected character encountered while parsing value: <. Path ‘’ , line 0, position 0.
Pre-processing failed. Exit code: 1

Also in the webapi of sonar CE dont exist api/editions/is_valid_license

Is this the error you get when you actually put the URL in your browser? Stepping away from the scanner.

Sonar CE
With https://……/api/edition/is_valid_license
Show ( nginx reverse proxy) An error ocurred. Sorry the page you are looking for is currently unavaliable

Sonar EE
With https://…./api/editions/is_valid_license
Show (nginx reverse proxy) {“isValidLicense”:true}

And with Sonar CE
With https://……/web_api/api/edition/is_valid_license

Show an empty html

Is it possible that Nginx is directing all 404s to a cusotm error page in your setup? The scanner is (I admit, flimisly) relying on the existence of {"errors":[{"msg":"Unknown url : /api/editions/is_valid_license"}]}

I will check the nginx configuration

Yes now is working. It was the custom error page
Thank you!!!

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