Posts: 6
Registered: ‎07-06-2015

Hadoop init scripts missing below /etc/init.d

Hi All,


I installed 4 node cluster on vmware workstation, here my question is hadoop-hdfs-namenode scripts and other scripts related to starting and stopping hadoop services are not available below /etc/init.d ….


Please help me why this hadoop scripts are not available below /etc/init.d.


Kind Regards

Cloudera Employee
Posts: 578
Registered: ‎01-20-2014

Re: Hadoop init scripts missing below /etc/init.d

If you use Cloudera Manager to manage the cluster, services are started and
stopped by the Cloudera Manager agent and not using scripts under

Read this blog post for an explanation of how Cloudera Manager works:

Gautam Gopalakrishnan