1. Review Ambari Log Files

Find files that log activity on an Ambari host in the following locations:

  • Ambari Server logs


  • Ambari Agent logs


  • Ambari Action logs


    This location contains logs for all tasks executed on an Ambari agent host. Each log name includes a specific number, for example N. Pay particular attention to the following three files:

    • site-N.pp - the puppet file corresponding to a specfic task.

    • output-N.txt - output from puppet file execution.

    • errors-N.txt - error messages.

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