In BDCS V4.7 the Big Data Deployment is Missing ODI Agent (Doc ID 2281980.1)

Last updated on JULY 26, 2017

Applies to:

Big Data Cloud Service - Version 1.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Big Data deployment is missing ODI agent. With bdc enabled on BDCS, the ODI agent should be enabled.

To verify:

The "bdacli getinfo cluster_bdc_installed" command should return true.
The command "bdacli getinfo cluster_odi_enabled" returns false

AND

# bdacli getinfo cluster_odi_version returned:
ERROR: ODI is not enabled

On a 3 node cluster from node 2 as root running:

# service odi-agent status

Returns:

-bash-4.1# service odi-agent status
odi-agent: unrecognized service

Per the documentation see Where Do the Services Run on a Three-Node, Development-Only Cluster?

For a 3 node cluster ODI service is running on node2. For a 6 node cluster or higher it should be running on node 4.

The ODI agent is supposed to be installed on some BDCS cluster versions but there are some BDCS versions where it is not installed. Check the following on 4.7.2 the output will be like:

-bash-4.1# rpm -qi bda
Name          : bda                                            Relocations: /opt/oracle/bda
Version       : 4.7.2                                                 Vendor: (none)
Release       : 1.el6                                          Build Date: Thu Mar 30 21:16:18 2017
Install Date  : Fri Mar 31 02:38:18 2017                     Build Host: adc00jzb.us.oracle.com
Group          : BDA Software Development         Source RPM: bda-4.7.2-1.el6.src.rpm
Size             : 279723763                                          License: Oracle Inc.
Signature     : (none)
Summary     : Oracle Engineered Systems bda software
Description   :
Oracle Big Data Appliance support files and programs.
Original build location : BDA_4.7_LINUX.X64_170330

-bash-4.1# imagehistory
Big Data Appliance Image History

IMAGE_VERSION : 4.7.2
IMAGE_CREATION_DATE : Thu Mar 23 00:18:37 UTC 2017
STARTED IMAGING : Wed Mar 22 17:56:51 PDT 2017
ENDED IMAGING : Thu Mar 23 05:57:37 UTC 2017
Started complete mammoth install : Thu Mar 23 06:04:50 UTC 2017
Ended complete mammoth install successfully : Thu Mar 23 08:23:00 UTC 2017

 

With 4.7.3 installed the output from imageinfo will look like this:

-bash-4.1# rpm -qi bda
Name     : bda                                            Relocations: /opt/oracle/bda
Version   : 4.7.3                                                  Vendor: (none)
Release   : 1.el6                                           Build Date: Thu May 31 18:22:23 2017
Install Date: Fri May 31 18:35:01 2017                  Build Host: adc00jzb.us.oracle.com
Group     : BDA Software Developmemt      Source RPM: bda-4.7.3-1.el6.src.rpm
Size        : 279830487                                       License: Oracle Inc.
Signature : (none)
Summary : Oracle Engineered Systems bda software
Description :
Oracle Big Data Appliance support files and programs.
Original build location : BDA_OPC17.2.3_LINUX.X64_RELEASE

 

Cause

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