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BDA V4.4 Node Reprovision Fails on Step 1 with "WARNING: POSTINSTALL_ROOT_PWD is empty" and/or "ERROR: Could not connect to host" (Doc ID 2143767.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 02, 2022

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.4.0 to 4.5.0 [Release 4.4 to 4.5]
Linux x86-64


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.


Node 1 reprovision fails on Step 1 with errors like below:

2. The new Mammoth node i.e. new node with the Node 1 role can ping the node being reprovisioned.

3.  The new Mammoth node i.e. new node with the Node 1 role can ssh into  the node being reprovisioned.


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