bdachecksw on BDA V4.4 reports "ERROR: Required package dnsmasq is not valid : missing /var/lib/dnsmasq" and Similar Errors on Packages hal,openssh-server,sudo (Doc ID 2172095.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 24, 2017

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.4.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

bdachecksw on BDA V4.4 reports the following errors on a node of the cluster:

ERROR: Required package dnsmasq is not valid : missing /var/lib/dnsmasq
ERROR: Required package hal is not valid : missing /var/cache/hald
ERROR: Required package openssh-server is not valid : ......G.. /var/empty/sshd
ERROR: Required package sudo is not valid : ......G.. /var/db/sudo

1. Checking the rpms shows that they are what is expected on the BDA version which is BDA V4.4 in this case.

For example:

The directories exist and contain the output expected on the other nodes of the cluster.

Cause

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