Hue 3.8.1-1604 Release Notes

The notes below relate specifically to the MapR Distribution for Apache Hadoop. You may also be interested in the Cloudera Hue changelog or the Cloudera Hue homepage.

Version 3.8.1
Release Date May 4, 2016
Source on GitHub
GitHub Release Tag
MapR Version Compatibility See Hue Support Matrix.
Maven Artifacts
Package Names The following packages are associated with this release:
  • mapr-hue-
  • mapr-hue_3.8.1.201604271202_all.deb
  • mapr-hue-base-
  • mapr-hue-base_3.8.1.201604271202_all.deb
  • mapr-hue-livy-
  • mapr-hue-livy_3.8.1.201604271202_all.deb
  • MapR does not support integration between Hue 3.8.1 and the following components: Sentry, Solr Search, and Zookeeper.


GitHub Commit Date (YYYY-MM-DD) Comment
cb701de 2016-04-08 MAPR-23047: Hue no longer fails to delete Sqoop jobs by name when the name contain one or more white spaces.

Known Issues

  • MAPR-18668: Hue does not work on RedHat/CentOS 7 when it is configured to use a MySQL database.

    When this issue occurs, the MapR Control System (MCS) displays the "Hue Down Alarm."

    1. Run the following commands to install MariaDB and the Redhat 6 compatibility library:
      yum install mariadb
      ver=$(rpm -qa mariadb|cut -d- -f2)
      rpm -ivh --nodeps$ver/rhel7-amd64/rpms/MariaDB-$ver-centos7-x86_64-compat.rpm 
    2. Run the following command to create a symlink for the Cyrus SASL library:
      ln -s /lib64/ /lib64/
    3. Run the following command to reconfigure Hue:
      bash -c "source /opt/mapr/hue/hue-<version>/build/env/bin/activate;
            /opt/mapr/hue/hue-<version>/build/env/bin/hue syncdb --noinput;
            /opt/mapr/hue/hue-<version>/build/env/bin/hue migrate"
    4. Run the following command to restart Hue:
      maprcli node services -name hue -action restart -nodes <space separated list of