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dfs.datanode.data.dir to /home

  • #59214
    Sean Bollin
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    Hello, when I try to append “/home/hdfs/data” to the dfs.datanode.data.dir property in Ambari, it tells me that I cannot start with “/home(s)”?

    Why is this? I’d like to use the free space I have on my /home partition for HDFS.

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  • #59216
    Robert Molina
    Moderator

    Hi Sean,
    I believe this jira might help https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/AMBARI-2996. It states there were problems in using the /home directory, hence they have put some checks to prevent it. You can try using a different mount.

    Regards,
    Robert

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