Executing Hive Queries and getting "FAILED: Error in metadata: java.lang.RuntimeException: Unable to instantiate org.apache.hadoop.hive.metastore.HiveMetaStoreClient" (Doc ID 1966843.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 16, 2016

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 3.0.1 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Executing Hive queries from Hue fails with error. Hue > Hive Editor > Query Editor gives error:

Error while processing statement FAILED: Execution Error, return code 1 from org.apache.hadoop.hive.ql.execDDLTask. java.lang.RuntimeException: Unable to
instantiate org.apache.hadoop.hive.metastore.HiveMetaStoreClient


The Oracle Big Data Appliance Cluster has kerberos enabled.

Cause

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