Sorry the snapshot didn't work and I've noted the jdk item. Let me try
again with text.

Cluster Installation
Installation in progress.

0 of 2 host(s) completed successfully.
* Installation failed on 2 host(s). *
Hostname IP Address Progress Status IBM.testlab.net

Uninstall <http://mgr:7180/cmf/express-wizard/wizard#> | Details<http://mgr:7180/cmf/express-wizard/wizard#>
Installation failed. Dell.testlab.net

Uninstall <http://mgr:7180/cmf/express-wizard/wizard#> | Details<http://mgr:7180/cmf/express-wizard/wizard#>
Installation failed.
Failed to detect Cloudera Manager Server. (Failed Step)
(Current Step) Last Refreshed: Mar 27, 2013 7:07:55 PM PDT
using SSH_CLIENT to get the SCM hostname: 34121 22
opening logging file descriptor
Starting installation script... Acquiring installation lock...
*BEGIN flock 4 *
*END (0) *
Detecting root privileges...
effective UID is 0
Detecting distribution...
*BEGIN grep Tikanga /etc/redhat-release *
*END (1) *
*BEGIN grep 'CentOS release 5' /etc/redhat-release *
*END (1) *
*BEGIN grep 'Scientific Linux release 5' /etc/redhat-release *
*END (1) *
*BEGIN grep Santiago /etc/redhat-release *
*END (1) *
*BEGIN grep 'CentOS Linux release 6' /etc/redhat-release *
*END (1) *
*BEGIN grep 'CentOS release 6' /etc/redhat-release *
CentOS release 6.4 (Final)
*END (0) *
/etc/redhat-release ==> CentOS 6
Detecting Cloudera Manager Server...
*BEGIN host -t PTR *
/tmp/scm_prepare_node.RE2b5nKO/scm_prepare_node.sh: line 96: host: command
not found
*END (127) *
*BEGIN perl -e 'use IO::Socket; exit(not (new IO::Socket::INET(PeerAddr =>
@ARGV[0], PeerPort => @ARGV[1], Proto => tcp, Timeout => 5)));' 7182 *
/tmp/scm_prepare_node.RE2b5nKO/scm_prepare_node.sh: line 96: perl: command
not found
*END (127) *
could not contact scm server at, giving up
waiting for rollback request

1 2 3 4 5

On Wednesday, March 27, 2013 5:10:56 PM UTC-7, Mike Mc wrote:

This seems to be a really basic problem but I've search everywhere and
struggled for several days and cannot get past it.

Three bare metal machines with fresh CentOS 6.4 installed. Two (IBM & Dell
servers respectively) will be data nodes have minimal installs and one (Mgr
workstation) will be manager with minimal desktop package.

I've downloaded all the rpms and built the repository on the manager and
it appears to be working fine. All networking configured and working fine.
Iptables and selinux disabled on all machines. These three are on a lab
bench and are isolated from the rest of the network however I can enable
internet access as needed. I do have another machine connect to the network
that I use to shell into these three with.

Everything goes fine until Cloudera Manager begins to install the 2 nodes.
I get this error:

For simplicity I made all ip addressed static.

Here's the hosts file which is on all three machines:
[mgr@Mgr ~]$ cat /etc/hosts localhost localhost.localdomain localhost4
::1 localhost localhost.localdomain localhost6
localhost6.localdomain6 Mgr.testlab.net Mgr IBM.testlab.net IBM Dell.testlab.net Dell

I notice the reverse lookup so brought up named on the manger(Mgr). It
properly responds to the host command as shown:
[mgr@Mgr ~]$ host -t PTR domain name pointer Mgr.testlab.net.
[mgr@Mgr ~]$

named appears to be working fine in case this is helpful:
[mgr@Mgr ~]$ dig www.testlab.net

; <<>> DiG 9.8.2rc1-RedHat-9.8.2-0.17.rc1.el6.3 <<>> www.testlab.net
;; global options: +cmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 10729
;; flags: qr aa rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 2, AUTHORITY: 1, ADDITIONAL: 0

;www.testlab.net. IN A

www.testlab.net. 86400 IN CNAME Mgr.testlab.net.
Mgr.testlab.net. 86400 IN A

testlab.net. 86400 IN NS Mgr.testlab.net.

;; Query time: 0 msec
;; WHEN: Wed Mar 27 16:41:10 2013
;; MSG SIZE rcvd: 93

I've gone through all the log files and the only indication of any problem
was this:

Enabled remote connections
waiting for server to shut down.... done
server stopped
DB initialization done.
could not change directory to "/home/mgr/Downloads"
could not change directory to "/home/mgr/Downloads"
waiting for server to start.... done
server started

from the /var/log/cloudera-manager-installer file: 4.start-embedded-db.log

The installer successfully checked the jdk package from my local
repository and found nothing to do (I installed them before hand to make
sure all the machines had the exact same version:
java -version
java version "1.7.0_09-icedtea"
OpenJDK Runtime Environment (rhel-
OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM (build 23.2-b09, mixed mode)

I thought I'd see something about Java versions but I've looked at all the
manuals and can't find that comment again.

I'm out of ideas and looked at blogs, FAQs and googling hasn't helped.

Suggestions and ideas welcome.

Thanks in advance.


Search Discussions

Discussion Posts


Follow ups

Related Discussions

Discussion Navigation
viewthread | post
posts ‹ prev | 3 of 10 | next ›
Discussion Overview
groupscm-users @
postedMar 28, '13 at 12:11a
activeMar 29, '13 at 4:14p



site design / logo © 2022 Grokbase