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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 DECEMBER 26, 2019

Applies to:

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


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


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