webhcat Verification Test Fails on MIT Kerberos BDA Clusters with {"error":"java.lang.reflect.UndeclaredThrowableException"}ERROR: Timed out running creating a hcatlog database. (Doc ID 2230411.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 04, 2017

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

On a BDA cluster with MIT Kerberos enabled, the webhcat test fails with an error like:

Webhcat Test output
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
TEST: create a hcatlog database directory
TEST: create a hcatlog database
{"error":"java.lang.reflect.UndeclaredThrowableException"}ERROR: Timed out running creating a hcatlog database. HTTP/1.1 500 Server Error
Please check details in webhcat_test.out

{"error":"java.lang.reflect.UndeclaredThrowableException"}ERROR: Timed out running creating a hcatlog database. HTTP/1.1 500 Server Error
Webhcat test failed

 

The webhcat_test.out test output file shows authentication errors like:

HTTP/1.1 500 Server Error
Set-Cookie: hadoop.auth="u=oracle&p=oracle@EXAMPLE.COM&t=kerberos&e=***&s=***="; Path=/; HttpOnly
Content-Type: application/json
Transfer-Encoding: chunked
Server: Jetty(7.6.0.v20120127)

{"error":"java.lang.reflect.UndeclaredThrowableException"}HTTP/1.1 401 Authentication required
WWW-Authenticate: Negotiate
Set-Cookie: hadoop.auth=; Path=/; HttpOnly
Cache-Control: must-revalidate,no-cache,no-store
Content-Type: text/html;charset=ISO-8859-1
Content-Length: 1347
Server: Jetty(7.6.0.v20120127)

 

 

Cause

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