On Big Data Appliance CDH Cluster Removing EM, ASR Fails with Cloudera Manager Password Missing Error (Doc ID 2008282.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 11, 2016

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 3.1.0 to 4.1.0 [Release 3.1 to 4.1]
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

On Big Data Appliance CDH Cluster removing EM, ASR ..etc fails with Cloudera Manager Password Missing Error. 

INFO: Creating environment.pp file ...
INFO: Cloudera Manager password is not set in config
INFO: Using values in saved params file
 ERROR: Cloudera Manager needs to be up to retrieve password info
ERROR: Cannot continue with operation 

The error occurs when

a) There is no /opt/oracle/BDAMammoth/bdaconfig/tmp/passwords.pp file
b) And /opt/oracle/bda/install/state/config.json is missing the CM_ADMIN_PWD parameter   

# more /opt/oracle/bda/install/state/config.json | egrep "ADMIN_PWD|EM_EN"
  "EM_ENABLED" : "true",
  "DEFAULT_CM_ADMIN_PWD" : "admin",

 


Cause

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