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bdacheckcluster/bdachecksw Reports "ERROR: Required package bda is not valid : S.5....T. <file>" on a BDA Server (Doc ID 2129887.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 21, 2024

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


NOTE: In the examples that follow, user details, cluster names, hostnames, directory paths, filenames, etc. represent a fictitious sample (and are used to provide an illustrative example only). Any similarity to actual persons, or entities, living or dead, is purely coincidental and not intended in any manner.


Running bdacheckcluster or bdachecksw reports the following for one or more nodes, complaining that "Required package bda is not valid" due to a discrepancy in file <file>.

<HOSTNAMEx>: ERROR: Required package bda is not valid : S.5....T. <file>

<HOSTNAMEx>: ERROR: Big Data Appliance failed software validation checks

ERROR: Software checks failing on host <bdanode0x>


The file with the discrepancy can vary. A couple of examples could be:

<HOSTNAMEx>: ERROR: Required package bda is not valid : S.5....T. /opt/oracle/bda/bin/bdachecksw
<HOSTNAMEx>: “ERROR: Required package bda is not valid : S.5....T. /opt/oracle/bda/networkship.json

Depending on the file there can be other related cascading errors reported.



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