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HDP on Linux – Installation Forum

Hadoop streaming in sandbox

  • #29404
    Duncan Gunn


    I was wondering if I had to do anything to enable/install streaming in the sandbox.

    I am accessing the sandbox directly, i.e. not through the GUI.

    I log in to the VM, and try to run:

    hadoop jar contrib/streaming/hadoop-*streaming*.jar -file -mapper etc. etc.

    straight away it comes back with

    Not a valid JAR: /contrib/streaming/hadoop-*streaming*.jar

    I haven’t had much success with the GUI before, so just trying on the command line, but open to all suggestions!


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  • #29422

    Hi Duncan,

    You shouldn’t need to do anything special to enable streaming in the sandbox, it is a standard single-node hadoop installation. It could be that due to the extra ‘*’ before streaming the .jar file couldn’t be found, can you try it without the ‘*’ before streaming? Also it probably woudn’t hurt to spell out the entire name of the .jar.


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