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From David Rosenstrauch <dar...@darose.net>
Subject Re: Problems using whirr to launch ubuntu machines
Date Mon, 17 Sep 2012 02:39:18 GMT
Will give that a shot.  Thanks!

DR

On 09/16/2012 03:48 PM, Sebastian Schoenherr wrote:
> Hi David,
> try to set: whirr.login-user=ubuntu and skip the bootstrap-user.
> works for me,
> Chers Sebsatian
>
> On 16/09/2012 16:41, David Rosenstrauch wrote:
>> Whoops sorry - didn't understand.  Props file posted below  Again,
>> this is using Whirr v0.8.
>>
>> DR
>>
>> ---
>>
>> whirr.env.repo=cdh4
>> whirr.cluster-name=hadoopcc
>> whirr.instance-templates=1 hadoop-namenode+hadoop-jobtracker,8
>> hadoop-datanode+hadoop-tasktracker
>> whirr.instance-templates-minimum-number-of-instances=1
>> hadoop-namenode+hadoop-jobtracker, 6 hadoop-datanode+hadoop-tasktracker
>> whirr.max-startup-retries=4
>> whirr.provider=aws-ec2
>> whirr.identity=...
>> whirr.credential=...
>> whirr.private-key-file=${sys:user.home}/.ssh/id_rsa
>> whirr.public-key-file=${sys:user.home}/.ssh/id_rsa.pub
>> whirr.hadoop.install-function=install_cdh_hadoop
>> whirr.hadoop.configure-function=configure_cdh_hadoop
>> whirr.hardware-id=cc1.4xlarge
>> whirr.location-id=us-east-1
>> whirr.image-id=us-east-1/ami-dd7fcfb4
>> whirr.bootstrap-user=ubuntu
>> hadoop-hdfs.dfs.replication=2
>> hadoop-mapreduce.mapred.tasktracker.map.tasks.maximum=8
>> hadoop-mapreduce.mapred.tasktracker.reduce.tasks.maximum=8
>> hadoop-mapreduce.mapred.reduce.tasks=64
>> hadoop-mapreduce.mapred.task.timeout=1800000
>> hadoop-mapreduce.mapred.child.java.opts=-Xmx1024m
>>
>>
>> On 09/15/2012 04:20 PM, Alex Heneveld wrote:
>>> Hi David,
>>>
>>> I think Andrei is asking if you can send the props/config file
>>> (recipe) you
>>> are using.
>>>
>>> Best,
>>> Alex
>>> On Sep 15, 2012 7:43 PM, "David Rosenstrauch" <darose@darose.net> wrote:
>>>
>>>> We're using whirr v0.8.
>>>>
>>>> What message is it that you're suggesting I add to the
>>>> hadoop.properties
>>>> file?
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>>
>>>> DR
>>>>
>>>> On Sat, September 15, 2012 12:59 pm, Andrei Savu wrote:
>>>>> Please add to this message your .properties file. What version of
>>>>> Whirr
>>>>> are
>>>>> you using?
>>>>> On Sep 15, 2012 7:52 PM, "David Rosenstrauch" <darose@darose.net>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> We've been using whirr to launch instances of the (redhat-based)
>>>>>> Amazon
>>>>>> AMI, which has been working.  However, I'm now trying to switch to
>>>>>> launching an ubuntu-based AMI, and I'm running into problems.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Ubuntu, as you might recall, doesn't allow you to log in directly
as
>>>>>> root.
>>>>>>   Rather, you log in as user ubuntu, and then sudo to root.  This
is
>>>>>> causing problems when whirr tries to set up my data nodes.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I've configured whirr to use "ubuntu" as the bootstrap user, which
>>>>>> seems
>>>>>> to work fine initially.  But after a short while in the installation
>>>>>> process, it fails.  And when I go onto the data node machine to watch
>>>>>> what's happening, I see that something (most likely whirr) is
>>>>>> trying to
>>>>>> login as root.  So I'm fairly certain that's what's causing the
>>>>>> installation to fail.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Is there a way around this issue?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> DR
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>
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