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DNS problems installing on Win2008R2

  • #39528
    Matt Tuohy

    I’ve installed HDP 1.3 on Windows 2008 R2 and for the most part it went smoothly.
    Upon starting services I had the issue where the master and the regionserver would not start, this was corrected by this thread.
    I could then start all services and attempt to run the smoke tests… All successful except for these two:

    WebHcat smoke test – status, show databases, show tables
    Calling URL: http://xxxx.xxxx.xxxx.xxxx:50111/templeton/v1/status
    Response: -1
    Run-WebHcatSmokeTest : WebHcat Smoke Test: FAILED
    At line:1 char:21
    + Run-WebHcatSmokeTest <<<<
    + CategoryInfo : NotSpecified: (:) [Write-Error], WriteErrorExcep
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.WriteErrorExceptio
    Hbase smoke test – status, disable, drop, create, put and scan table
    Checking master web URL
    Calling URL: http://xxxx.xxxx.xxxx.xxxx:60010/master-status
    Response: -1
    Run-HBaseSmokeTest : HBase Smoke Test: FAILED Hbase Master url http://xxxx.xxxx.xxxx.xxxx:60010/master-status not accessible
    At line:1 char:19
    + Run-HBaseSmokeTest <<<<
    + CategoryInfo : NotSpecified: (:) [Write-Error], WriteErrorExcep
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.WriteErrorExceptio

    What I have noticed is that when I navigate to either of those URLs in the browser using localhost instead of the FQDN it works… I’ve attempted to edit the hosts file, change the clusterproperties.txt to refer to just the host, and IP, localhost, etc. Cannot get past this.
    This also means the desktop shortcuts to Node Status and MapReduce are not working.

    Any ideas?

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  • #39697
    Seth Lyubich

    Hi Matt,

    Are your servers configured using DNS?
    Can you please check with netstat -ao|findstr 50070 command to find on which port NameNode Ui is actually listening on and if you get an expected interface IP?
    Can you please make sure your FQDN lookups resolve to correct IP? I seen some issues before when IPv^6 was not disabled.

    Please let me know if this is helpful.


    Matt Tuohy

    Hi Seth, thanks for your response.

    I have run the netstat command and the response is as follows:
    TCP xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:50070 XXXXXXXX:0 LISTENING 8088

    The IP is my servers IP and the host name is also correct, not sure what the port 8088 is referring to but I cannot navigate over this port in the browser also.

    When I ping the FQDN locally I get the IPV6 response :
    Reply from ::1: time<1ms
    However I can also force a ping over IPV4 and this works.

    Not sure how I validate the servers DNS settings, the server is part of our corporate network so I would assume its using DNS properly.

    Seth Lyubich

    Hi Matt,

    Looks like IPv6 is a problem. Please try to fully disable IPv^6 in your cluster. Please see link below for details:



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