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Install failure: Unable to execute 'jar uvf'. Error (1)

  • #34328
    Burt Harris

    I’m hitting an error I don’t understand while running the installer:

    OOZIE: Copy Oozie additional Jars
    OOZIE: Calling Setup script to add Hadoop libs to the generated oozie.war file
    OOZIE FAILURE: Unable to execute 'jar uvf'. Error (1)
    At C:\hdp\oozie-\oozie-win-distro\bin\oozie-setup.ps1:153 char:9
    + throw "Unable to execute 'jar uvf'. Error ($LASTEXITCODE)"
    + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    WINPKG FAILURE: OOZIE: Logging to existing log C:\HadoopInstallFiles\HadoopSetupTools\hdp-

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  • #34330
    Burt Harris

    I’m guessing there should be a “-” in front of “uvf” in the oozie-setup.ps1 script. It’s a switch to the Jar command, right?

    Burt Harris

    Fixed. This turned out to be due to a error in configuring the JAVA_HOME environment variable.

    I had set JAVA_HOME to “dir C:\software\Java\jre6” which generated the above error. By changing it to “dir C:\software\Java\jre6”, the installer picks up a different tool to implement the jar command.

    Seth Lyubich

    Hi Burt,

    Thanks for letting us know that you were able to resolve your issue and trying HDP on Windows. This seems to be similar to http://hortonworks.com/community/forums/topic/hdp-1-3-for-windows-installation-on-azure-win-server-2012-fails/ .


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