I had the exact same error when installing zookeeper-server.
So far I have not been able to find the right bigtop rpm that is needed.
I suspect that the bigtop-utils is simply missing from HDP 2.1 due to a simple omission from the guys at Hortonworks.
My quick fix that seems to work:
Create a file called
And put this one line in it (the value may be different depending on the Java version you use):