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Accumulo, mail # dev - Fixing a messed up WAL file


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Josh Elser 2012-08-06, 02:58
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Eric Newton 2012-08-06, 11:31
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Re: Fixing a messed up WAL file
Josh Elser 2012-08-06, 22:16
That did the trick.

Thanks!

On 08/06/2012 06:31 AM, Eric Newton wrote:
> In the zkCli.sh utility, you would add the appropriate auths like this:
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>   >  addauth digest accumulo:passwd
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> Where passwd is the value configured for instance.secret.
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> -Eric
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> On Sun, Aug 5, 2012 at 10:58 PM, Josh Elser<[EMAIL PROTECTED]>  wrote:
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>> In regards to ACCUMULO-716, I'm having some issues "gracefully" recovering
>> from a corrupt WAL file (read-as, I don't want to blow away ZK and
>> reinitialize).
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>> I moved the bad file in HDFS out of ${instance.dfs.dir}/wal and then
>> attempted to update zookeeper to remove the entry for that bad file, e.g.
>> /accumulo/${instance.id}/root_**tablet/walogs/bad-file. I couldn't get
>> around the lack of authorization to delete the file via zkCli nor could I
>> replicate the deletion logic piecing together Accumulo code.
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>> Is there a utility I missed somewhere that launches a ZK shell with the
>> correct credentials with which I could actually manipulate the protected
>> data?
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>> If memory serves me, the ZK authorization I was missing is related to the
>> root username/password for the instance. Is this actually the case or did I
>> dream that up? If so, something like `addauth digest root:mypassword`?
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>> Thanks!
>>