.tar file of Repository is does not contain all files needed

to create new topics or reply. | New User Registration

This topic contains 2 replies, has 2 voices, and was last updated by  Hesam Hashemi 1 year, 11 months ago.

  • Creator
  • #33867

    I am using ambari to setup a cluster of hadoop.In order to install hadoop components on systems,I wanted to set a local repository based on these instructions.
    I downloaded the tar files mentioned there for centOS 6.

    my problem is that:
    The HDP tar file which is available for download doesn’t have GA subdirectory.
    here is the link: http://public-repo-1.hortonworks.com/HDP/centos5/HDP-

    In section of tutorial above,the instruction #6 letter c:
    The hdp.repo file is shown.
    My extracted HDP tar file only includes the path: “HDP/centos6/1.x/updates”
    and there isn’t any path named :”HDP/centos6/1.x/GA” :(

    how can I handle this problem?
    is /GA path important? if not,how should I change the hdp.repo file,to avoid any problems?
    or the problem is with that tar file?

    tnx in advance 😉

Viewing 2 replies - 1 through 2 (of 2 total)

You must be to reply to this topic. | Create Account

  • Author
  • #34678

    Hi Dave,
    I wrote the wrong link in the question.in fact,I downloaded the file for centos6,but they dont contain the subdirectories “GA” and “Updates” together.
    I used the oldest package I could that contained both subdirectories mentioned earlier.It was package 1.2.1.
    I faced some problems I have mentioned in other thread.(a thread named: “Confirming and registering hosts fails”)
    I would be glad if you could help me out solving that problem 😉



    Hi Hesam,

    The link you provided is for centos5 and not 6.
    Just ensure you have the 3 files from the documentation for 1.3.2 on centos6 and that will be enough to install the HDP stack.

    Let me know if you run into any issues.



Viewing 2 replies - 1 through 2 (of 2 total)
Hortonworks Data Platform
The Hortonworks Data Platform is a 100% open source distribution of Apache Hadoop that is truly enterprise grade having been built, tested and hardened with enterprise rigor.
Get started with Sandbox
Hortonworks Sandbox is a self-contained virtual machine with Apache Hadoop pre-configured alongside a set of hands-on, step-by-step Hadoop tutorials.
Modern Data Architecture
Tackle the challenges of big data. Hadoop integrates with existing EDW, RDBMS and MPP systems to deliver lower cost, higher capacity infrastructure.