Big Data Discovery (BDD) - Unable to Run CLI on Big Data Discovery and Java Error is Received: "'main" Hive metastore client exception"

(Doc ID 2046115.1)

Last updated on APRIL 04, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Big Data Discovery - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Users are unable to run DP CLI utility on BDD to create a new data set from Hive Tables.

When you run the command, it runs for more than a few hours without any result and errors out with Java issues:

Exception in thread "main" Hive metastore client exception
Caused by: Hive metastore client exception
     ... 3 more
Caused by: org.apache.thrift.transport.TTransportException
     at org.apache.thrift.transport.TTransport.readAll(
     at org.apache.thrift.protocol.TBinaryProtocol.readStringBody(
     at org.apache.thrift.protocol.TBinaryProtocol.readMessageBegin(
     at org.apache.thrift.TServiceClient.receiveBase(
     at org.apache.hadoop.hive.metastore.api.ThriftHiveMetastore$Client.recv_get_database(
     at org.apache.hadoop.hive.metastore.api.ThriftHiveMetastore$Client.get_database(


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