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BDA V4.1 Install Step 9 Fails with: "Could not perform parcel activation properly after 5 seconds." (Doc ID 1997407.1)

Last updated on APRIL 08, 2015

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.1.0 and later
Linux x86-64


During a BDA V4.1 install step 9 fails with something like:

Error [4289]: (//[main]/Hadoop::Installpkg2/Exec[setup_scm_params]/returns) change from notrun to 0 failed: /opt/oracle/BDAMammoth/ &> /opt/oracle/BDAMammoth/bdaconfig/tmp/setupscmparams_1427986937.out returned 1 instead of one of [0]

On Node 3, /opt/oracle/BDAMammoth/bdaconfig/tmp/setupscmparams_1427986937.out, reports:

Could not perform parcel activation properly after 5 seconds.
  "product" : "CDH",
  "version" : "5.3.0-1.cdh5.3.0.p0.30",
  "stage" : "DISTRIBUTING",
  "state" : {
    "progress" : 18603,
    "totalProgress" : 32400,
    "count" : 10,
    "totalCount" : 18
  "clusterRef" : {
    "clusterName" : "<cluster_name>-cluster"



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