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Upgrading Oracle Big Data Appliance(BDA) CDH Cluster to V4.9.0 from V4.5, V4.6, V4.7, V4.8 Releases using Mammoth Software Upgrade Bundle for OL5 or OL6 (Doc ID 2282529.1)

Last updated on JULY 25, 2021

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.5.0 to 4.8.0 [Release 4.5 to 4.8]
Linux x86-64


This document provides instructions on how to upgrade an Oracle Big Data Appliance CDH cluster to Oracle Big Data Appliance V4.9.0 using Mammoth V4.9.0 Upgrade Software Deployment Bundle. The instructions provide steps for upgrading an Oracle Big Data Appliance V4.9 OL6 system or Oracle Big Data Appliance V4.9 OL5 system.

For details on the upgrade path to BDA V4.9 see: Upgrade Path to Get from Older Versions of BDA Mammoth to BDA Mammoth 4.9.0 (Doc ID 2281696.1).


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In this Document
 Known Issues with V4.9.0 Upgrade Patch 26290568 (OL6) or Patch 26290570 (OL5)
 Existing Known Issues for BDA V4.9
 New Known Issues for BDA V4.9
 Prerequisites for BDA V4.9 Upgrade
 Prerequisites for cluster health
 Prerequisites for Mammoth Bundle Download
 For On-Premise Environments
 For BDCS Environments
 Prerequisites for scheduling the Upgrade
 Prerequisites regarding Non BDA nodes which are part of the cluster
 Prerequisites for the httpd service
 Prerequisites for grub.conf
 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
 Prerequisites if HBase is configured
 Prerequisites for Sqoop2
 Prerequisites for the flume
 Prerequisites for impala LZO
 Prerequisites for MySQL
 Prerequisites for Big Data SQL
 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 $JAVA_HOME/jre/lib/security/jssecacerts and custom $JAVA_HOME/jre/lib/security/cacerts
 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 for Key Trustee Servers
 Prerequisites for  Big Data Discovery
 Prerequisites for CM server
 Upgrade Instructions
 Pre-Upgrade Steps
 4.9 Upgrade Overview
 Sample Mammoth  BDA 4.5 to BDA V4.9 Upgrade Output
 When Disk Encryption is Enabled
 Upgrade to Step 3 reboot
 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 4.9.0
 Mammoth software
 Known Issues with the 4.9.0 Release
 Existing Known Issues in the 4.9.0 Release
 Existing Known Issues in the 4.9.0 Release Regarding Server Resiliency Actions i.e. node migration/reprovision.
 New Known Issues in the 4.9.0 Release
 General Issues
 Installation / Cluster Extension
 Node Migration or Node Reprovision
 Cloudera Manager (CM) and Hue Web UI, Navigator Initial Login Changes

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