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Step 5 of Oracle Big Data Appliance 4.5.0 Upgrade Fails with Hadoop::Installcdhparcel/Exec[deployparcel]-Hive Reports "Bad : The Hive Metastore canary failed to drop the table it created." (Doc ID 2158322.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 18, 2017

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.5.0 and later
Linux x86-64


While upgrading to Mammoth 4.5.0, Step 5 fails with:

ERROR: Puppet agent run on node bdanode03 had errors. List of errors follows

Error [62087]: (//[main]/Hadoop::Installcdhparcel/Exec[deployparcel]/returns) change from notrun to 0 failed: /opt/oracle/BDAMammoth/bdaconfig/tmp/ &> /opt/oracle/BDAMammoth/bdaconfig/tmp/deployparcel_1467849464.out returned 1 instead of one of [0]


ERROR: Step 5 failed
ERROR: Cannot continue with operation
INFO: Time spent in step 5 InstallHadoop is 1167 seconds.
INFO: Running bdadiagcluster...


1. The deployparcel_1467849464.out shows:

Succeeded. Output in : /opt/oracle/BDAMammoth/bdaconfig/tmp/clusters_<cluster name>_commands_upgradeCdh.out
Command ID is 10358
Command 10358 finished after 290 seconds
Operation failed
Result Message is: "Failed to upgrade cluster",

2. The Hive service is bad and has an error in CM of:

"Bad : The Hive Metastore canary failed to drop the table it created."

3. The Sentry service is in a stopped state. Restarting Hive still gives the same error. 



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