Mammoth Upgrade Fails on Step 3 with "ERROR: Unable to create hdfs user on the Active Directory"

(Doc ID 2385044.1)

Last updated on APRIL 12, 2018

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.9.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Mammoth fails at Step 3 with:

ldap_sasl_bind(SIMPLE): Can't contact LDAP server (-1)
ldap_sasl_bind(SIMPLE): Can't contact LDAP server (-1)
ERROR: Unable to create hdfs user on the Active Directory, please make sure that the Oracle OS and Cloudera admin passwords meet your Active Directory password restrictions before continuing.

 

Cause

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