Enabling Sentry in BDA V4.2 with "bdacli enable sentry" Fails when the Kerberos Oracle Principal Password Differs from the Oracle System Password (Doc ID 2058079.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 22, 2015

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.2.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

When the Kerberos 'oracle' principal password is not the same as the 'oracle' system password, adding Sentry as service in BDA V4.2 with 'bdacli enable sentry' fails with:

INFO: Setting up Sentry admin role
ERROR: Ran kinit oracle and it returned code(1) instead of 0 and output is
Password for oracle@EXAMPLE.COM:
 kinit: Password incorrect while getting initial credentials

Cause

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