Step 5 of BDA V4.3 to v4.4 Upgrade Fails at Step 5 with Oozie Failure to Start with java.lang.NullPointerException (Doc ID 2123371.1)

Last updated on APRIL 04, 2016

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

Step 5 of BDA V4.2 to BDA V4.4 upgrade fails with the Oozie service failing to start. The error condition on failure is:

Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
at java.lang.String.<init>(String.java:166)
at org.apache.oozie.service.ConfigurationService.getPassword(ConfigurationService.java:556)
at org.apache.oozie.service.ConfigurationService.getPassword(ConfigurationService.java:571)

 and

2016-04-01 11:58:34,566 WARN org.apache.oozie.service.ConfigurationService: SERVER[bdanode04.example.com] Invalid configuration defined, [oozie.email.smtp.auth]
2016-04-01 11:58:34,567 WARN org.apache.oozie.service.ConfigurationService: SERVER[bdanode04.example.com] Invalid configuration defined, [oozie.email.smtp.host]
2016-04-01 11:58:34,567 WARN org.apache.oozie.service.ConfigurationService: SERVER[bdanode04.example.com] Invalid configuration defined, [oozie.email.from.address]
2016-04-01 11:58:34,567 WARN org.apache.oozie.service.ConfigurationService: SERVER[bdanode04.example.com] Invalid configuration defined, [oozie.service.ProxyUserService.proxyuser.hue.hosts]

 

Cause

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