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Adding an Edge Node into a Big Data Appliance Cluster Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) (Doc ID 2347398.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 14, 2022

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.7.0 and later
Linux x86-64


 Frequently asked questions about adding an edge node into a BDA cluster.

Questions and Answers

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Questions and Answers
 How can you add an edge node to the cluster?
 Does the BDA edge node need to be in the same subnet as the BDA?
 Are there any other details on adding an edge node into the cluster on the BDA?
 Are there any known issues adding an edge node back into the cluster if it was removed from the cluster?
 When adding a edge node which kind of OS should be installed on that system?
 If a BDA cluster is running Oracle Linux 6 are edge nodes running Oracle Linux 7 ok?
 Is it possible to add an OL7 edge node into the cluster?
 What about adding an OL7 edge node into the cluster using the Cloudera Manager "Add Hosts Wizard"?
 Can a VM serve as a non-BDA edge node to a BDA cluster?
 Can you configure a BDA server which is part of an existing CDH cluster to become an edge node on the cluster which will be managed by Mammoth?
 Are there any others requirements for an edge node being added into the BDA cluster?

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