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 JULY 16, 2016

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

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.

Cause

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