Snapshots are a two-phase commit like operation, with the master
coordinating the region servers.

so, you have 2 timeout
 - on master side you have to set "hbase.snapshot.master.timeoutMillis".
(The master is waiting response from every RS involved in the snapshot
 - on region server side you have to set "hbase.snapshot.region.timeout".
(The region server is the one taking the snapshot of the regions that is

the properties must be set in the hbase-site.xml of Master/RSs


On Tue, Apr 8, 2014 at 12:23 AM, Bharath Vissapragada <[EMAIL PROTECTED]
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