How to Solve Hmaster hangs up issue due to namenode switching in Ha mode

Solve the problem that hmaster hangs up due to namenode switching in Ha mode


When we build our own big data cluster for learning, the virtual machine often gets stuck and the nodes hang up inexplicably because the machine configuration is not high enough.

In Hadoop’s highly available cluster, the machine configuration is not enough, and the two namenodes always switch state automatically, resulting in the hang up of the hmaster node of the HBase cluster.

Causes of problems:

Let’s check the master log of HBase:

# Go to the log file directory
[[email protected] ~]# cd /opt/module/hbase-1.3.1/logs/
[[email protected] logs]# vim hbase-root-master-hadoop001.log 

From the log, it is easy to find that the error is caused by the active/standby switching of namenode.


1. Modify the hbase-site.xml configuration file

Modify the configuration of base.roodir


# change to 

# Note that the ns here is the value of hadoop's dfs.nameservices (configured in hdfs-site-xml, fill in according to your own configuration)

2. Establish soft connection

[[email protected] ~]# ln -s /opt/module/hadoop-2.7.6/etc/hadoop/hdfs-site.xml /opt/module/hbase-1.3.1/conf/hdfs-site.xml
[[email protected] ~]# ln -s /opt/module/hadoop-2.7.6/etc/hadoop/core-site.xml /opt/module/hbase-1.3.1/conf/core-site.xml 

3. Synchronize HBase profiles for all clusters

Use SCP instruction to distribute to other nodes

Then restart the cluster to solve the hang up problem of the hmaster node

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