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Running the Host Inspector on the BDA Raises "DNS lookup" Failures on a non-BDA Client/Edge Server Added into the Cluster (Doc ID 1913112.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 14, 2022

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 2.5.0 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.


Running the Cloudera Manager Host Inspector raises DNS lookup failures on a non-BDA Client/Edge server added into the BDA cluster.

Running the Host Inspector (From CM > hosts > Host Inspector) reports errors like below for a non-BDA Client/Edge server added to the BDA cluster:

DNS lookup of host on host failed.
           Expected <private ip of bdanode1> but got <client ip of bdanode1>.
DNS reverse lookup of IP <private ip of bdanode1> on host failed.
           Expected but got <private ip of bdanode1>.



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