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Upgrading Oracle Big Data Appliance(BDA) CDH Cluster to V4.6.0 from V4.2, V4.3, V4.4, V4.5 Releases using Mammoth Software Upgrade Bundle for OL5 or OL6 (Doc ID 2177472.1)

Last updated on MARCH 12, 2021

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.6.0 and later
Linux x86-64


This document provides instructions on how to upgrade an Oracle Big Data Appliance  CDH cluster to Oracle Big Data Appliance V4.6.0 using Mammoth V4.6.0 Upgrade Software Deployment Bundle. The instructions provide steps for upgrading an Oracle Big Data Appliance V4.* OL6 system or Oracle Big Data Appliance V4.* OL5 system.


 Oracle Big Data Appliance Administrators, Oracle Advanced Customer Support (ACS), etc.


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In this Document
 Known Issues with V4.6.0 Upgrade Patch 24449893 (OL6) or Patch 24449886 (OL5)
 Existing Known Issues for BDA V4.6
 New Known Issues for BDA V4.6
 Prerequisites for BDA V4.6 Upgrade
 Prerequisites for cluster health
 Prerequisites for Mammoth Bundle Download
 Prerequisites for scheduling the Upgrade
 Prerequisites regarding Non BDA nodes which are part of the cluster
 Prerequisites for dcli
 Prerequisites to avoid errors dependent on language
 Prerequisites for repositories
 Prerequisites to ensure NO running or suspended Oozie workflow, coordinator, bundle jobs
 On BDA V4.3 and higher
 On BDA V4.2
 Prerequisites if HBase is configured
 Prerequisites for Sqoop2
 Prerequisites for the flume
 Prerequisites for impala LZO
 Prerequisites for MySQL
 Prerequisites regarding the AVDF Plugin
 Prerequisites regarding sufficient space
 Prerequisites for AD kerberos
 Prerequisites if Kerberos was manually installed i.e. not with Mammoth
 Prerequisites for TLS /SSL/HTTPS
 Prerequisites for the CM setting "Create Users and Groups, and Apply File Permissions for Parcels
 Prerequisites related to OL  files in /etc
 Prerequisites for passwords
 Prerequisites for 'oracle' user UID and GID
 Prerequisites for mount points
 Prerequisites for proxies
 Prerequisites for old params files and network.json files and config.json files
 Prerequisites Key Trustee Servers
 Prerequisites for Big Data Discovery
 Upgrade Instructions
 Pre-Upgrade Steps
 4.6 Upgrade Overview
 Sample Mammoth output BDA 4.5 to BDA V4.6
 Sample Mammoth output BDA V4.2 to BDA V4.6
 Start upgrade
 After reboot
 Resume the upgrade
 Post Upgrade Validations
 Post Upgrade Tasks 
 What If an Error Occurs During the Upgrade?
 About Software Version Differences
 Software Installed in Release 4.6.0
 Mammoth software
 Known Issues with 4.6.0 Release
 Cloudera Manager (CM) and Hue Web UI, Navigator Initial Login Changes

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