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How to Configure a Server Disk After Replacement as an HDFS Disk or Oracle NoSQL Database Disk on Oracle Big Data Appliance V2.2.*/V2.3.1/V2.4.0/V2.5.0/V3.x/V4.x (Doc ID 1581583.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 03, 2020

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance X4-2 In-Rack Expansion - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Big Data Appliance X5-2 In-Rack Expansion - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Big Data Appliance X3-2 Starter Rack - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Big Data Appliance X5-2 Full Rack - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Big Data Appliance X3-2 In-Rack Expansion - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Linux x86-64

Purpose

NOTE: DO NOT REBOOT A NODE UNTIL THE DISK(S) ARE FULLY CONFIGURED.

IF PROBLEMS CONFIGURING A DISK(S) ARISE CONTACT BDA SUPPORT TO DIAGNOSE THE ISSUE.
REBOOT ON DISK(S) CONFIGURATION FAILURE OR BEFORE COMPLETE CONFIGURATION CAN CAUSE LOSS OF THE SERVER.

The document will describe the steps for configuring a server disk as an HDFS disk or Oracle NoSQL Database disk after disk drive replacement on Oracle Big Data Appliance V2.2.*/V2.3.1/V2.4.0/V2.5.0/V3.x/V4.x.

The steps apply to clusters on OL5, OL6 on non-X7-2 e.g. non-EFI hardware and OL7 on non-X7-2 e.g non-EFI hardware.

Scope

This document is to be used by anyone who is configuring the disk. If attempting the steps and further assistance is needed please log a service request to contact support for help.

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In this Document
Purpose
Scope
Details
 Overview
 About Disk Drive Identifiers
 Disk Drive Identifiers
 Standard Mount Points
 Configuring an HDFS or Oracle NoSQL Database Disk
 Unmounting an HDFS or Oracle NoSQL Database Partition
 Partitioning a Disk for HDFS or Oracle NoSQL Database
 Mount HDFS or Oracle NoSQL Database Partition
 Oracle NoSQL Database Disk Configuration
 Verifying the Disk Configuration
 What If Firmware Warnings or Errors occur?
 What If a Server Fails to Restart?
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