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CDH 5.16.2 Installation in CentOS 6.7 problem - [Errno 14] PYCURL ERROR 7 - "couldn't connect to host"

New Contributor

When installing CDH 5.16.2 in CentOS 6.7, the following error happened.

(SSL related error in installation process)

Please fix this issue as soon as possible.


BEGIN yum --disablerepo=* --enablerepo=cloudera* makecache
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror [Errno 14] PYCURL ERROR 7 - "couldn't connect to host"
Trying other mirror.
Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: cloudera-cdh5. Please verify its path and try again
END (1)




Cloudera Employee

This is not a SSL related issue. For, RHEL 6.7, need RHEL 6 repo:
// you are using the RHEL7 repo.

Can you check a few things from the YUM/OS side:

1. Are you behind firewall/proxy?

2.  Are you able to access any other public repos?

3. Try,

     # yum clean all

     # yum repolist -v


Important notice: The support for CDH 5.16.x ended on December 2020. refer: