How to Rebuild a Corrupt RPM Database on a BDA Server (Doc ID 2188456.1)

Last updated on JUNE 17, 2017

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.5.0 and later
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.8 to Oracle Linux 5.8 [Release OL5U8]
Linux x86-64

Goal

During upgrade it is possible that the rpm database on a server gets corrupted.  If it does the rpm database needs to be rebuilt.  The steps in this document show how to rebuild a corrupt rpm database.  Generally if any rpm command hangs try to resolve that by  rebuilding rpmdb.

Solution

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