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Hive error :Execution Error, return code 1 from org.apache.hadoop.hive.ql.exec.DDLTask. MetaException(message:For direct MetaStore DB connections, we don't support retries at the client level


Hive version - 1.1..2

Hadoop Version - 2.7.2

I get the above given error when I try deleting and creating tables. Hive is not allowing to create or delete tables. Kindly help


Hi @Basil Paul
Could you share your hive configs (that one related to DB)?
And this tool may help you 🙂
I saw some people having the same issue, and their solution was to initialize their Metastore using this tool.

Hope this helps!

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