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HDP on Windows – Installation Forum

Can't Start on windows

  • #18106
    Anthony Mattas

    I’m trying to fire up the Windows version. I run the start_remote_hdp_services.cmd from my master node and get the below error. I am however able to start up the local services on the master node with start_local_hdp_services.cmd. Any thoughts?

    PS C:\hdp\hadoop> .\start_remote_hdp_services.cmd
    Master nodes: start
    0 Master nodes successfully
    1 Master nodes failed to -output.

    PSComputerName Service Message Status
    ————– ——- ——- ——
    Connecting to remote serve…

    StartStop-HDPservices : Manually start services on Master nodes then retry full cluster start. Exiting.
    At C:\hdp\hadoop\manage_remote_hdp_services.ps1:173 char:26
    + if ($mode -eq “start”) { StartStop-HDPservices($mode) }
    + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    + CategoryInfo : NotSpecified: (:) [Write-Error], WriteErrorException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.WriteErrorException,StartStop-HDPServices

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  • #18169
    Seth Lyubich

    Hi Anthony,

    Thank you for trying HDP.

    Can you please let us know if you have more logs? Also, can you let us know how you configured your name resolution – are you using DNS, or hosts file? If you are using hosts file can you please make sure that you are using FQDN for all nodes in the cluster and that nodes resolve to correct IPv4 address?

    Hope this helps,


    Anthony Mattas

    Well that’s the limit of the logs, I’ve tried to do some debugging of the PowerShell scripts. So that’s the extent of the error. I’ll post some more detail in the next few posts that hopefully will help.

    Anthony Mattas

    — file —

    #Log directory

    #Data directory


    #Database host

    #Hive properties

    #Oozie properties

    Yi Zhang

    Hi Anthony,

    The start_remote_hdp_services of current beta does not work. It is a bug. As of this beta Hadoop services have to be started with start_local_hdp_services on each node.


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