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slider installation failing - Cannot create directory '/usr/hdp/current/slider-client/conf' as '/usr/hdp/current/slider-client' is a broken symlink

slider installation failing - Cannot create directory '/usr/hdp/current/slider-client/conf' as '/usr/hdp/current/slider-client' is a broken symlink

Expert Contributor

hi - i'm trying to install Slider (required for enabling Hive Interactive Query), and am running into issues.

The error is shown below (also log file attached), pls let me know what needs to be done for this -

slider-installation-issue-symlinkbroken.pdf

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 File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/resource_management/core/providers/system.py", line 185, in action_create
    sudo.makedirs(path, self.resource.mode or 0755)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/resource_management/core/sudo.py", line 77, in makedirs
    raise Fail("Cannot create directory '{0}' as '{1}' is a broken symlink".format(path, dirname))
resource_management.core.exceptions.Fail: Cannot create directory '/usr/hdp/current/slider-client/conf' as '/usr/hdp/current/slider-client' is a broken symlink
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Re: slider installation failing - Cannot create directory '/usr/hdp/current/slider-client/conf' as '/usr/hdp/current/slider-client' is a broken symlink

Expert Contributor
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Re: slider installation failing - Cannot create directory '/usr/hdp/current/slider-client/conf' as '/usr/hdp/current/slider-client' is a broken symlink

Expert Contributor

@mqureshi - looping you in, any ideas on this ?

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Re: slider installation failing - Cannot create directory '/usr/hdp/current/slider-client/conf' as '/usr/hdp/current/slider-client' is a broken symlink

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@Karan Alang

hi

i faced the same issue while installing HDP 2.6.1.0-129

To resolve:

i create some directory as below

mkdir /usr/hdp/2.6.1.0-129/slider/conf

mkdir /usr/hdp/2.6.1.0-129/slider/lib

it works for me

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Re: slider installation failing - Cannot create directory '/usr/hdp/current/slider-client/conf' as '/usr/hdp/current/slider-client' is a broken symlink

New Contributor

@Karan Alang

hi

i faced the same issue while installing HDP 2.6.1.0-129

To reslove:

i create two directory as below

mkdir /usr/hdp/2.6.1.0-129/slider/conf

mkdir /usr/hdp/2.6.1.0-129/slider/lib

it works for me

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