6.3. Known Issues for WebHCatalog

  • Problem: WebHCat is unable to submit Hive jobs when running in secure mode. All Hive operations will fail.

    The following error is reported in the Hive log file:

    FAILED: Error in metadata: java.lang.RuntimeException: Unable to instantiate org.apache.hadoop.hive.metastore.HiveMetaStoreClient
    FAILED: Execution Error, return code 1 from org.apache.hadoop.hive.ql.exec.DDLTask
    templeton: job failed with exit code 1
  • Problem: Failure to report correct state for the killed job in WebHCatalog.

    The following error is reported in the WebHCatalog log file:

    \"failureInfo\":\"JobCleanup Task Failure, Task: task_201304012042_0406_m_000002\",\"runState\":3

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