HiveMetaStore Failed to Start in Cloudera Manager: cmf.service.config.ConfigGenException: Unable to generate config file creds.localjceks

Recently I was dealing with an issues that HiveMetaStore failed to start in a Cloudera Manager managed environment. It failed with below errors: This problem is very common if you have the following misconfiguration in your cluster: 1. Wrong version of Java being used. For a list of supported version …

Oozie Server failed to Start with error java.lang.NoSuchFieldError: EXTERNAL_PROPERTY

This issue happens in CDH distribution of Hadoop that is managed by Cloudera Manager (possibly in other distributions as well, due to known upstream JIRA, but I have not tested). Oozie will fail to start after enabling Oozie HA through Cloudera Manager user interface. The full error message from Oozie’s …

How to enable HiveServer2 audit log through Cloudera Manager

This article explains the steps required to enable audit log for HiveServer2, so that all queries run through HiveServer2 will be audited into a central log file. Please follow the steps below: Go to Cloudera Manager home page > Hive > Configuration Tick “Enable Audit Collection” Ensure “Audit Log Directory” …

How to setup multiple KDCs through Cloudera Manager

Currently Cloudera Manager does not support setting up multiple KDCs for the krb5.conf file natively, this article explains the workarounds we can have using the existing feature provided by Cloudera Manager. This article also assumes that you have krb5.conf file managed by Cloudera Manager. If you are using Cloudera Manager …