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Oracle Big Data Appliance 4.2 to 4.5 Upgrade of a CDH Cluster Fails on Step 6 with Error at "Mysql::Refreshmysqlpasswords/Refreshpassword[scm]/Exec[refresh-scm-ms-password]" (Doc ID 2151257.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 28, 2020

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.2.0 and later
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. 

During upgrade from v4.2 to V4.5 of a  Oracle Big Data Appliance (BDA) CDH Cluster Step 6 fails with:

Error [13103]: (//[main]/Mysql::Refreshmysqlpasswords/Refreshpassword[scm]/Exec[refresh-scm-ms-password]/returns) change from notrun to 0 failed: /usr/bin/mysql -uroot -p'<MYSQL_ROOT_PASSWORD>' -e " SET SESSION old_passwords=0; SET PASSWORD FOR 'scm'@'localhost' = PASSWORD('<SCM_PASSWORD>');



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