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HDP on Linux – Installation Forum

ambari fails startuo on centos 6

  • #50738
    Jeremy Chambers

    [jchambe1@sevenless yum.repos.d]$ sudo ambari-server start
    Using python /usr/bin/python2.6
    Starting ambari-server
    Ambari Server running with ‘root’ privileges.
    Server PID at: /var/run/ambari-server/
    Server out at: /var/log/ambari-server/ambari-server.out
    Server log at: /var/log/ambari-server/ambari-server.log
    Ambari Server ‘start’ completed successfully.
    [jchambe1@sevenless yum.repos.d]$

    Even though we get ‘start’ completed successfully, no webpage at localhost:8080… checking the /var/log/ambari-server/ambari-server.log:

    11:20:05,452 WARN [main] AbstractLifeCycle:204 – FAILED SslContextFactory@44d207ad(/var/lib/ambari-server/keys/keystore.p12,/var/lib/ambari-server/keys/keystore.p12): /var/lib/ambari-server/keys/keystore.p12 (No such file or directory) /var/lib/ambari-server/keys/keystore.p12 (No such file or directory)

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  • #50745
    Jeremy Chambers

    Resolved … had false assumption that we could just yum install the ambari installer and go.

    But then went back to the instructions here:

    … and learned we needed to “prepare the environment first”.

    We uninstalled Ambari
    “prepared the environment”
    Reinstalled Ambari … at least we have the ambari server working and can see it at localhost:8080 …

    Jeff Sposetti

    HI Jeremy,

    Good to hear. Can you confirm what version of Ambari you are using? ambari-server –version.

    BTW: Ambari works with both HDP 1.3 and HDP 2.0, so you can get the latest Ambari and still use HDP 1.3 if you want.


    Jeremy Chambers

    Hi Jeff,

    We were able to get Ambari up and running (on Oracle Linux 6)… worked great!

    # ambari-server –version

    also, deployed and config’d the whole Hadoop 2 app stack to our Oracle Linux 6 based cluster.

    We are looking forward to using the Hadoop 2 / YARN capabilities with SPARK / GraphX.

    When will you guys have SPARK and GraphX integrated into Ambari?


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