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"Can't create directory /u12/hadoop/yarn/nm/usercache/<username>/appcache/application_<id>_<X> - Permission denied" Raised when Starting YARN or Hive Jobs on BDA (Doc ID 2201901.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 16, 2023

Applies to:

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


NOTE: In the examples that follow, user details, cluster names, hostnames, directory paths, filenames, etc. represent a fictitious sample (and are used to provide an illustrative example only). Any similarity to actual persons, or entities, living or dead, is purely coincidental and not intended in any manner. 

Errors like the following are raised when starting YARN or Hive jobs on the BDA.

main : requested yarn user is<USERNAME>
Can't create directory /u12/hadoop/yarn/nm/usercache/<USERNAME>/appcache/application_1478181331477_0026 - Permission denied



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