Upgrade the MapR Client on a Linux Server

To upgrade the MapR client on an RHEL, SUSE, or Ubuntu server, you must upgrade the mapr-client package. When you upgrade the MapR client packages on a the server, the configuration files in /opt/mapr/hadoop/hadoop-2.x.x directory are automatically copied into the active directory associated with the new hadoop 2.x.x directory.

  1. Configure the repository to point to the target release and operating system.
  2. Run the following command to upgrade the client package:
    • On RedHat / CentOS: yum upgrade mapr-client
    • On SUSE: zypper update mapr-client
    • On Ubuntu: apt-get install mapr-client