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On BDA Cloudera Manager(CM) Host Inspector Displays Errors Against /etc/hosts File (Doc ID 1612949.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 11, 2016

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 2.1.0 to 2.4.0 [Release 2.1 to 2.4]
Linux x86-64


On Oracle Big Data Appliance(BDA), in Cloudera Manager(CM) when Host Inspector is executed , validation checks show up as failed for /etc/hosts file 

The following errors were found while checking /etc/hosts...
The hostname <node01>  is not the first match for address <node01-IB-IP>in /etc/hosts on  <node01> . Instead, <node01>-priv is the first match. The FQDN must be the first entry in /etc/hosts for the corresponding IP.
In /etc/hosts on <node01>  , the IP <node01-IB-IP> is present multiple times. A given IP should only be listed once.
<The same errors for ALL the nodes in the Cluster>

Steps to follow to execute Host Inspector

a) Log into Cloudera Manager(CM)

b) Click on Hosts tab 

c) Click on 'Host Inspector'

d) Click on 'Show Inspector Results'

e) A new window opens up displaying the results. Click on the ' The following errors were found while checking /etc/hosts' to display the errors


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