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should namenode have direct access to checkpoint dir?

  • #50168
    Majid Azimi
    Participant

    Hi guys,

    Should name node have direct access to dfs.namenode.checkpoint.dir when using -importCheckpoint option? If yes should we put this directory on NFS so it can be accessible from both name node and secondary name node?

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  • #50929
    Koelli Mungee
    Moderator

    Hi Majid,

    Yes, you are correct, the namenode and secondarynamenode both need direct access to this directory, so NFS is a good option.

    Hope this helps,
    -koelli

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