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DataNode Installation Failed using Ambari

  • #28832
    Shuja Rehman

    I am trying to install HDP using Amabari But it failed at DataNode Installation. Here is the log

    err: /Stage[1]/Hdp/Hdp::Lzo::Package[64]/Hdp::Package[lzo 64]/Hdp::Package::Process_pkg[lzo 64]/Package[lzo]/ensure: change from absent to present failed: Execution of ‘/usr/bin/yum -d 0 -e 0 -y install lzo’ returned 1: Error: failure: repodata/ca4955a576a383203bddf6c74b380c0cf1b998b35710888ea488d5e20d958038-primary.sqlite.bz2 from HDP-epel: [Errno 256] No more mirrors to try.

    Let me know what is the solution


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  • #28863

    Hi Shuja,

    A few questions here:
    1 – Are you behind a firewall? – from the log snippet it looks as if it can’t connect to the software repository.
    2 – Which version of HDP are you attempting to install? – it looks like it is trying to download sqlite and we haven’t used that in our installation for quite a while
    3 – Which OS (CentOS, RedHat,SUSE) are you installing on? – if RedHat or SUSE it’s possible that an unregistered copy would prevent you from connecting to the software repositories.


    Shuja Rehman

    Hi Ted
    Here are the answes

    1- I am trying to configure in Centos 6.3 64 bit VM. Once I will successfully able to do it then I will go to windows azure

    2- HDP.repo file contains following


    3- Centos 6.3 64-bit


    Sasha J

    Looks like your repositories is not fully configured.
    You should have HDP-UTILS- repository.
    Please, check output of “yum repolist”

    Thank you!

    Shuja Rehman

    here is the output of yum repolist

    [root@localhost ~]# yum repolist
    Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, security
    Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
    YumRepo Warning: Some mirror URLs are not using ftp, http[s] or file.
    Eg. http://mirror.leapswitch.com/centos/6.4/os/x86_64/
    YumRepo Warning: Some mirror URLs are not using ftp, http[s] or file.
    Eg. http://mirror.leapswitch.com/centos/6.4/extras/x86_64/
    YumRepo Warning: Some mirror URLs are not using ftp, http[s] or file.
    Eg. http://mirror.leapswitch.com/centos/6.4/updates/x86_64/
    * HDP-epel: buaya.klas.or.id
    * base: centos-mirror.magsnet.net
    * epel: buaya.klas.or.id
    * extras: centos-mirror.magsnet.net
    * updates: centos-mirror.magsnet.net
    repo id repo name status
    HDP-1.3.0 HDP 53
    HDP-UTILS- Hortonworks Data Platform Utils Version – HDP-UTILS-1. 53
    HDP-epel HDP-epel 9,227
    Updates-ambari-1.x ambari-1.x – Updates 35
    ambari-1.x Ambari 1.x 5
    base CentOS-6 – Base 6,381
    epel Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux 6 – x86_64 9,227
    extras CentOS-6 – Extras 13
    updates CentOS-6 – Updates 924
    repolist: 25,918

    Sasha J

    In this case, it looks like network timeout.
    Just click “Retry”

    This happens sometimes,, as repository located in AWS and it may be too many requests to it….


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