1. Configure core-site.xml for LZO

Using Ambari Web, browse to Services > HDFS > Configs, perform the following steps to configure LZO:

  1. Find the io.compression.codecs property key.

  2. Append to the io.compression.codecs property key, the following value:

  3. Expand the Custom core-site.xml section.

  4. Select Add Property.

  5. Add to Custom core-site.xml the following properties:

    Property Key Property Value
    io.compression.codec.lzo.class com.hadoop.compression.lzo.LzoCodec
  6. Choose Save.

  7. Stop, then Start the HDFS service.


    You must Stop, then Start the HDFS service for Ambari to install the necessary LZO packages. Performing a Restart or a Restart All will not start the required package install.

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