My understanding is that conf/masters is used only by the bin/ or sbin/
scripts - like start-*.sh, while the conf property is used by the Hadoop
daemons running on that particular node.
Hope that helps,
On Mon, Aug 6, 2012 at 5:32 PM, Momina Khan <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> I am trying to setup a hadoop cluster and I was wondering what is
> difference in specifying the Jobtracker IP in *mapred.job.tracker* in *
> mapred-site.xml* and noting the same IP in *conf/masters* file? Do I need
> to do both or just one. If I need to do both, is there a difference in how
> the two are used?