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How to Reinstall the Original Puppet RPM Shipped with a Mammoth Release on the BDA (Doc ID 2506380.1)

Last updated on JULY 25, 2021

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.5.0 and later
Linux x86-64


On the BDA the puppetmaster and puppet instances that come pre-installed can not be used for application management.  See the discussion in the "Oracle Big Data Appliance Frequently Asked Questions v2.x and Higher (FAQ) (Doc ID 1518525.1)" for the Q/A on "After installation, can the puppetmaster and puppet instances that come pre-installed on the BDA be used for application management?".

If a higher version of puppet has been installed on a server for application use it needs to be downgraded to the version pre-installed with the Mammoth version on the cluster.

In his case bdachecksw will report an ERROR about the "Wrong puppet version" on the server where puppet has been upgraded.

For example on the server with the upgraded puppet version: 

The steps to restore the original version of puppet that is part of the Mammoth bundle follow.

All steps are done as <ROOT_USER>. 


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