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HDP on Linux – Installation Forum

Installation error – Using Ambari

  • #40283

    I am getting the below error while trying to install hadoop using Ambari on a Linux RHEL-5.8 machine.
    I followed the instructions exactly as in the documentation , After I copied the repo , tried to install
    sudo cp ambari.repo /etc/yum.repos.d
    sudo yum install epel-release
    I get the below error [Errno 12] Timeout:
    Trying other mirror.
    Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: HDP-UTILS- Please verify its path and try again

    Any advice will be really helpful

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  • #40285

    Hi Sivagamasundari,

    Does your machine have internet access? Can you ping ?




    I did a wget which executed successfully to download the repo. So I was under the impression that the internet is good.
    I tried the ping and it seems to be hanging…Looks like some setting within our company blocking it.
    Thanks for the response.. I will check with the system config and update this.
    Again, I really appreciate your response.



    How did you get on in the end?




    Out network guys opened up the proxy for us to retrieve it.After which it worked.. But like I mentioned in the other thread I am stuck again on server setup / start

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