Name Node Health Issue In Oracle Big Data Appliance (BDA) v2.2.1 - Not Doing Checkpoint (Doc ID 1662836.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 08, 2017

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 2.2.1 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Seeing some namenode health issues in Oracle Big Data Appliance (BDA) v2.2.1.

A message similar to the following is seen:

The health test result for NAME_NODE_HA_CHECKPOINT_AGE has become bad: The filesystem checkpoint is 37 minute(s), 6 second(s) old. This is 61.83% of the configured checkpoint period of 1 hour(s). 206,826 transactions have occurred since the last filesystem checkpoint. This is 517.06% of the configured checkpoint transaction target of 40,000. Critical threshold: 400.00%.
Time: Mar 31, 2014 1:27:39 PM
View Details on <CM host name>
Monitor Startup: false
Role: namenode (<namenode>)
Role Type: NameNode
Cluster: <cluster name>
Service: hdfs
Service Type: HDFS
Hosts: <hostname>
Health Test Results:
Health Test Name Event Code Severity Content Message Codes
NAME_NODE_HA_CHECKPOINT_AGE Role health check bad Critical The health test result for NAME_NODE_HA_CHECKPOINT_AGE has become bad: The filesystem checkpoint is 37 minute(s), 6 second(s) old. This is 61.83% of the configured checkpoint period of 1 hour(s). 206,826 transactions have occurred since the last filesystem checkpoint. This is 517.06% of the configured checkpoint transaction target of 40,000. Critical threshold: 400.00%. • HEALTH_TEST_BAD
• HEALTH_TEST_NAMENODE_CHECKPOINT_AGE_RESULT
• HEALTH_TEST_NAMENODE_CHECKPOINT_TRANSACTIONS_RESULT
• CRITICAL_THRESHOLD

  

Cause

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