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Secondary Namenode Issue

  • #34198
    Swapnil Patil

    I have set up secondary namenode on different physical machine.. I have added property in hdfs-site.xml of secondary namenode. But its not writing anything in that directory ,instead its writing it in
    which is the default directory on namenode..
    I have changed the permissions to 755..
    What could be the issue??
    Thanks inadvance..

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  • #34234
    Ravi Kiran

    Hi Swapnil,

    The default checkpoint directory where secondary name node store checkpoints is ${hadoop.tmp.dir}/dfs/namesecondary . Have a look at the property fs.checkpoint.dir in hdfs-site.xml.

    Ravi Magham

    Robert Molina

    Hi Swapnil,
    What version are you using? Is it the Alpha/Beta 2.0 version? If so, I believe there was an issue for that. Please use the latest GA’d release.


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