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The Hadoop distcp Command Fails with: "No service creds" when Replicating Data between Two Secure BDA V4.0 Clusters (Doc ID 1988004.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 05, 2017

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.0 and later
Linux x86-64


distcp fails to replicate data between two Kerberized clusters.  It fails with:

$ hadoop distcp hdfs://<user1>/data/pos/prod_extrn_id hdfs://<user2>/
15/01/28 05:15:00 WARN security.UserGroupInformation: PriviledgedActionException as:<testuser>@EXAMPLE2.COM
   (auth:KERBEROS) GSS initiate failed [Caused by GSSException:
   No valid credentials provided (Mechanism level: Fail to create credential. (63) - No service creds)]
15/01/28 05:15:01 WARN ipc.Client: Couldn't setup connection for <testuser>@EXAMPLE2.COM to*.*.*.*:8020
15/01/28 05:15:01 WARN security.UserGroupInformation: PriviledgedActionException as:<testuser>@EXAMPLE2.COM (auth:KERBEROS) Couldn't setup connection for <testuser>@EXAMPLE2.COM
15/01/28 05:15:01 ERROR tools.DistCp: Exception encountered Failed on local exception: Couldn't setup connection for
  <testuser>@EXAMPLE2.COM to*.*.*.*:8020;



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