I wanted to know if BigInsights V2.0 can be installed on CentOS - 64 bit VM/physical 1 node?
I have previously installed BigInsights V1.4 on CentOS - 64 bit VM and it runs fine. (looked at the following video to install)
I am not interested in a dual boot windows 7 + linux for running BigInsights and Streams. Hence just wanted to confirm if CentOS will work? This is for academic purposes - hence I can't install Red Hat natively since it comes for a price after a 1 month trial.
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Updated on 2013-02-11T07:03:37Z at 2013-02-11T07:03:37Z by SystemAdmin
Re: BigInsights V2.0 on CentOS - 64 bit?2013-02-05T15:16:36Z in response to ramiyaSorry I meant - I am NOW interested in a dual boot windows 7 + 64 bit linux for running BigInsights and Streams on my machine. (Assuming reqd. config of min 40GB HDD/8GB RAM is in place)
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Re: BigInsights V2.0 on CentOS - 64 bit?2013-02-08T15:58:45Z in response to SystemAdminHi Erlend,
Thanks for confirming. Also - did you follow an particular steps for CentOS? Or you just used the documentation? And did you try running social media accelerators yet?
Sorry for too many questions.
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Re: BigInsights V2.0 on CentOS - 64 bit?2013-02-11T07:03:37Z in response to ramiyaHere are my install instructions. Some are, I bet, superfluous, but I got the installation to finish. On my installation, however, there is a problem: Launching applications from the console does not seem to work.
0. yum update
1. Install SSH server
1.1 Make sure ssh starts on boot: chkconfig sshd on
2. Add group sshusers
3. Add users root, biadmin
4. Add line AllowGroups sshusers in /etc/ssh/ssh_config
Add biadmin to sudoers
5. Install expect: yum install expect
#6. Uninstall Java: yum remove java-1.6.0-openjdk (or others)
#7. Install IBM java
- Java install superfluous, java is bundled with bi.
8. install httpd
9. start httpd service. Start at boot.: chkconfig httpd on
10. set port to 8300 to installation node (nmap check).
10.1. BigInsights cannot run on the system which has SELINUX enabled.
To bypass this issue, edit /etc/selinux/config, and change
SELINUX=enforcing to SELINUX=disabled and reboot the system.
10.2. ./installer/bin/enableOrDisablePrecheck.sh disable port.connectivity (500010 fail)
10.3 check group id for biadmin (500 for centos install):
getent group biadmin | cut -d: -f3
11. when starting install script. define root user and password.
12. Start console.