I am not sure why I am getting this error and whats the resolution :
I took a manual checkpoint and error is gone but I still want to know how to avoid this error and have system take automatic check points ?
Is this a test system? Are the values for the following modified from default
You could go to the Namenode current folder and check when was the last fsimage created. Was the cluster down for long? You may want to review the above two parameters and check the timestamps in the current folder and find why automatic checkpointing is not happening.
- Also please make sure that your systems are time sync. "ntp" service is running fine.
Those parameters can be found in the following path of ambari:
Ambari UI --> HDFS --> Configs --> Advanced --> (In the search filter enter "dfs.namenode.checkpoint.period")
then you will find the following two properties there: