While Checking for Expired MySQL Passwords Prior to BDA Upgrade the Query Fails with: "ERROR 1054 (42S22) at line 1: Unknown column 'password_expired' in 'field list'"

(Doc ID 2351948.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 29, 2018

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Running the pre-requisite checks described in Upgrading Oracle Big Data Appliance(BDA) CDH Cluster to V4.10.0 from V4.6, V4.7, V4.8, V4.9 Releases using Mammoth Software Upgrade Bundle for OL5 or OL6 <Document 2321352.1> results in an inconsistency in the MySQL password checks. 

This problem occurs while running the password_expired checks on the primary and secondary mysql hosts.

For example, on the primary node:

When doing a describe on the "user" table in both nodes, the the password_expired column is present on the primary node, but the secondary node is missing the password_expired column entirely.

Cause

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