whirr-user mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From "David Rosenstrauch" <dar...@darose.net>
Subject Re: Problems using whirr to launch ubuntu machines
Date Sat, 15 Sep 2012 18:42:29 GMT
We're using whirr v0.8.

What message is it that you're suggesting I add to the hadoop.properties



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

View raw message