We have experienced the same problem, with a similar case for us. Is this a known bug (fixed in a later release of Hive and/or Phoenix for an upcoming HDP release), or is there a known fix? As a temporary workaround, we built the table using Hive, which automatically creates the Phoenix table. However, it would be our preference to define the table first using Phoenix (so that if the external table in Hive is dropped the Phoenix one is left unaltered) and then reference it as an external table.
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