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Installation failed in windows azure ubuntu 12.04 lts


Installation failed in windows azure ubuntu 12.04 lts

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Am trying to install a cloudera setup in windows azure linux machines and my installation gets failed. Please find the error message below. Please help me as soon as possible.


[25/May/2015 11:18:45 +0000] 13199 MainThread agent ERROR Heartbeating to failed.
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/lib/cmf/agent/src/cmf/", line 747, in send_heartbeat
response = self.requestor.request('heartbeat', dict(request=heartbeat))
File "/usr/lib/cmf/agent/build/env/lib/python2.7/site-packages/avro-1.6.3-py2.7.egg/avro/", line 141, in request
self.write_call_request(message_name, request_datum, buffer_encoder)
File "/usr/lib/cmf/agent/build/env/lib/python2.7/site-packages/avro-1.6.3-py2.7.egg/avro/", line 180, in write_call_request
self.write_request(message.request, request_datum, encoder)
File "/usr/lib/cmf/agent/build/env/lib/python2.7/site-packages/avro-1.6.3-py2.7.egg/avro/", line 184, in write_request
datum_writer.write(request_datum, encoder)
File "/usr/lib/cmf/agent/build/env/lib/python2.7/site-packages/avro-1.6.3-py2.7.egg/avro/", line 768, in write
raise AvroTypeException(self.writers_schema, datum)
AvroTypeException: The datum {'request': {'status': {'host': {'cloud_status': None, 'parcel_info': {}, 'cgroup_capabilities': {'has_memory': True, 'default_memo$


Thanks and Regards

Balachandran Karnati


Re: Installation failed in windows azure ubuntu 12.04 lts

Super Collaborator

For the message you presented; Do you have firewall or network configuration preventing access to that port on that IP?  That should be the Cloudera Manager Server, which needs to be running for the agent to connect on that port. 


Are you attempting to use the Microsoft app setup interface or are you attempting an installation from scratch on ubuntu OS within Azure?


The heartbeat is dependant on forward and reverse lookup working properly and is consistant between hosts across restart of systems.


There are some specific requirements on type of Azure node, detailed here:


Are you following the Azure reference architecture guide in what you are setting up?