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Instructions for Installing a Higher JDK Version on a BDA Cluster than the Default Provided by Mammoth Using RPMs (Doc ID 2262922.1)

Last updated on MAY 16, 2021

Applies to:

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

Purpose

Instructions for installing a higher JDK version on a BDA cluster than the default provided by Mammoth using rpms.

Note: The instructions here can also be followed if bdacheckcluster reports errors on a JDK install higher than that originally on the system to resolve those errors.  Follow the steps in the section: "Rollback to JDK 1.8.0_<original_version>".  The instructions here can also be followed if the Cloudera Manager Host Inspector reports Java Version warnings on a cluster where the JDK was upgraded and downgraded and the steps in this note were not previously followed.

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In this Document
Purpose
Details
 Introduction
 Overview
 Known Issues
 Frequently Asked Questions
 If there seems to be a problem installing the jdk with "rpm -ivh" is it ok to install with the force option?
 If there seems to be some install mistake installing the jdk what can be done?
 Prerequisites
 Installing the Higher JDK Version
 Post Install Verifications  
 Post Install Steps
 Rollback to JDK 1.8.0_<original_version>
 Option 1
 Option 2
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