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Big Data SQL Installation on a Non-BDA Cluster Appears to Succeed but Services Fail to Start with "BDS-01554: MS startup failed for unknown reasons." (Doc ID 2408768.1)

Last updated on APRIL 08, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Big Data SQL - Version 3.2.0 and later
Linux x86-64


A Big Data SQL installation on a non-BDA cluster appears to succeed but services fail to start with:

Starting BDSQLMS services...
The STARTUP of BDSQLMS services was not successful.
BDS-01554: MS startup failed for unknown reasons.

The log file: BDSSERVER-<timestamp>server_getdbkey.log reports:

BDS-01514: Connect Error. Verify that Management Server is listening at the specified HTTP port: 8988.
server_getdbkey: Cell is down.



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