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Oozie Shell Action Reading From Standby Namenode - Raises "RemoteException(org.apache.hadoop.ipc.StandbyException)\: Operation category READ is not supported in state standby." (Doc ID 2158639.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 08, 2022

Applies to:

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


While trying to run a hadoop command from an Oozie shell action, it is found to be reading the data from Standby NameNode. In a shell action if capture-output is enabled to capture the stdout messages, the captured stdout messages includes the following:

#Fri Jun 24 05:29:24 EDT 2016 2016-06-24=05\:29\:21,864 WARN [main] security.UserGroupInformation (\:doAs(1674)) - PriviledgedActionException as\:<user>@<HOSTNAME>.<DOMAIN> (auth\:KERBEROS) cause\:org.apache.hadoop.ipc.RemoteException(org.apache.hadoop.ipc.StandbyException)\: Operation category READ is not supported in state standby. Visit https\:// 2016-06-23=07\:42\:39



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