After Upgrade to BDA V4.4 the MySQL Password for the BDA_ODI_REPO User is Lost, Resetting Raises:"Password hash should be a 16-digit hexadecimal number" (Doc ID 2115366.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 09, 2017

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.4.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Note when the BDA is upgraded to 4.4 MySQL is upgraded to 5.6.26 from 5.5.35.  In the scenario here, after upgrade to BDA V4.4 the MySQL password for the BDA_ODI_REPO user is lost by the user.

Trying to reset the password raises the error "Password hash should be a 16-digit hexadecimal number".

 

Cause

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