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In event there is an error while executing any oozie action during a workflow processing, those root cause errors are wrapped within an Oozie error and some times you have to dig a little deeper to find the root cause of the issue. Once you look in the right place (screen/log) the error gives a direct indication of what the issue is but that error is buried a couple of layers below the Oozie UI.

Follow these steps to get more details on Oozie issues -

1) Open Oozie UI

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2) Locate the job instance that failed and double click on it

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3) Locate the step that failed and double click on it

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4) From the Action pop-up, (which also has the cryptic error message in Error Message) click on the small magnifying glass on the right hand side of the Console URL.

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5) From the next screen, click on the link that reads "logs" and view the details. (TBD - Add Screen snapshot)

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