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Oracle Big Data Appliance V3.0.1 Mammoth Install Step 8 Fails with nameserver Errors (Doc ID 1901983.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 06, 2019

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 3.0.1 and later


NOTE: In the examples that follow, user details, cluster names, hostnames, directory paths, filenames, etc. represent a fictitious sample (and are used to provide an illustrative example only). Any similarity to actual persons, or entities, living or dead, is purely coincidental and not intended in any manner.


The Mammoth V3.0.1 install fails at Step 8 with:

Jun 17 12:02:35 bdanode01 puppet-agent[11037]: (/Stage[main]/Miscsetup::Mount_dirs/Augeas[resolv]) Could not evaluate: Error sending command 'insert' with params ["nameserver", "before",
"/files/etc/resolv.conf/nameserver[1]"]/Error sending command 'insert' with params ["nameserver", "before", "/files/etc/resolv.conf/nameserver[1]"]

On Node 1 of the cluster as 'root' running 'dcli cat /etc/resolv.conf' shows that the nameservers in /etc/resolv.conf on  Node 1 of the cluster are commented out e.g.:



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