Install FUSE-Based POSIX Client

This section describes how to install the POSIX Client package on your machine.

FUSE based POSIX clients require the FUSE kernel module. Run the following command to load the kernel module: modprobe fuse.

To install mapr-posix-client-* on your machine, where * refers to the basic or the platinum client package, perform the following steps for your version of Linux, as the root user, or using sudo. The package is installed to the /opt/mapr/bin/ directory.

  1. Run the following command to install the POSIX client package on your machine.
    • For CentOS, RedHat, or Oracle Linux
      # yum install mapr-posix-client-*
    • For Suse
      # zypper install mapr-posix-client-*
    • For Ubuntu
      # sudo apt-get install mapr-posix-client-*
    Note: Based on your license type, replace * with basic or platinum.
  2. Run to set this node as the client node.
    • For a fresh installation of the POSIX client, run as follows:
      /opt/mapr/server/ -N <clustername> -C <CLDBhost> -Z <ZooKeeperhost> -c
    • When reinstalling the POSIX client, run with the -R option to reuse the exising configuration.
      /opt/mapr/server/ -c -R 
    Note: To use the POSIX client with a secure cluster, add the -secure option when running
To use the client: