MapR Installer Updates

MapR Installer updates provide new features or bug fixes.

The following table provides a list of updates for the MapR Installer:
Version Updates
1.10.0.201809200839‑1 This version includes the following new functionality:
  • The installer provides a new option for setting Data-at-Rest Encryption (DARE). See Using the Enable MapR DARE Option.
  • The installer provides a new option for setting the NSF version. See Installing NFS Using the MapR Installer.
  • Changes have been made to the auto-provisioning templates. See Auto-Provisioning Templates.
  • With MapR Installer 1.10, metrics collection is enabled by default on MapR 6.1 or later and cannot be disabled. Metrics collection is required for metering. To support metrics collection, collectd is installed on all nodes in the cluster. Users can specify the full collection configuration for collectd or a minimum configuration to support only metering for billing purposes. If the minimum configuration is selected, MapR Database table metrics are disabled. For more information about metering, see Metering.
  • With MapR Installer 1.10, the installer no longer includes an option to support off-cluster Elasticsearch and OpenTDSDB when security is turned on.
  • When installing Oozie 4.3.0, MapR Installer 1.10 leverages the Hadoop credential provider API to encrypt the Oozie database user password.
1.9.0.201803291415‑1 This version includes the following new functionality:
  • In the MapR Installer, password verification is implemented for every password entered.
  • Passwords for the admin user are now requested during the configuration of Grafana and ElasticSearch if the security mode requires them. For more information, see theMapR Installer operational changes in Operational Changes (MapR 6.1.0).
  • Changes have been made to the auto-provisioning templates. See Auto-Provisioning Templates.
  • The following services are renamed in MapR Installer 1.9:
    Old Name New Name
    OJAI Query Service OJAI Distributed Query Service
    HBase/MapR Database Common MapR DataBase
1.8.0.201801312110‑1 This version includes support for MapR 6.0, MEP 4.1.0, and the following new features:
1.7.201801021321‑1 No new features. This version includes the following fixes:
  • IN-1417: Cannot decode unicode character running Stanza
  • IN-1451: CFT_converged.yml when used with customized AMI errors out while creating stack.
  • IN-1445: URLs not accessible in AWS Marketplace offering.
  • IN-1422: Hue broken on fresh Install Azure and AWS Marketplace offers.
  • IN-1391: Use private hostname for Azure provisioning.
1.7.201711082221‑1 This version includes the following new features:
1.6.201708241301‑1 This version includes the following new features:
1.6.201708012220‑1 This version includes the following new features:
1.5.201704051050‑1
This version includes the following new features:
1.4.201612081140‑1
This version includes the following new features:
  • Support for MEP 2.0.
  • Support for MapR Installer Stanzas.
  • MapR Streams Tools.
Note these restrictions:
  • MapR Installer 1.4 prevents you from downgrading a MEP.
  • MapR Installer 1.4 shows only MEP versions equal to or greater than the version currently installed on your cluster.
This version includes the following updates:
  • 24891: Installer should not allow you to downgrade the MEP version.
  • 25213: Error in the process of upgrading Sentry by UI Installer 1.4.
  • 25277: v..swappiness should be set to "1" rather than "0" in RHEL/CentOS kernels > 2.6.32-303.
  • 23285: Installer leaves children behind after a stop.
  • 25421: mapr-setup fails to upgrade java.
1.3.201609291954‑1
This version includes the following updates:
  • 23258: The installer now creates a new log for each node for each iteration of the installer. Previously, the installer overwrote the original log file.

  • 23868: The installer now updates the livy_server_host property on Hue nodes and restarts the live server correctly.

1.3.201608121412‑1
This version includes the following new features:
  • When you install or upgrade to MapR 5.2, you select a MEP version before you select ecosystem components.
  • When you install or upgrade to MapR 5.2, you have the option to install MapR Monitoring.
  • For local MapR 5.2 installations, the -a parameter of mapr-setup.sh expects three archive files: MapR Installer archive, MapR Expansion Pack (MEP) archive, and the MapR 5.2 archive.
This version includes the following updates:
  • 23853/22267: The installer validates advanced disk layouts such as /dev/mapper/luks-sdd or /dev/mapper/<lvm_logical_volume_name>.
  • 22904: The installer now allows you to update the cluster license during an incremental installation.
  • For local MapR 5.0 and 5.1 installations, the archive filename has changed to mapr-5.0-5.1.<yyyymmdd>.*.tgz.
  • 24295: The installer detects disks correctly on Red Hat 7 operating system versions.
  • 24340: The installer no longer points to an old package manager (RPM) for the EPEL repository.
1.2.201606140935‑1 Version number change only.
1.2.201605032042‑1 This version includes the following updates:
  • 23137: On each node in the cluster, MapR Installer automatically applies the latest patch available for the installed JDK version.
  • 22892: MapR Installer no longer fails on Red Hat operating system versions that do not support systemd.
1.2.201602260909‑1 This version includes the following updates:
  • 21115: The installer performs a prerequisite check on the operating system version of Ubuntu and CentOS/Redhat nodes.
  • 21877: The mapr-setup.sh script provides the ability to specify a non-default hostname and port that nodes in the cluster can use to communucate with the MapR Installer node. You can set a non-default hostname or port using the new prompt that appears while mapr-setup.sh configures the MapR Installer node or pass the script the -p <hostname:port> option when you run the command to execute the mapr-setup.sh script.
1.1.201601080826‑1 This version includes the following updates:
  • 21861: The installer sets the no_proxy environment variable for http connections to the MapR Installer node.
  • 21440: On Safari and Internet Explorer web browsers, the Advanced Configuration settings for the service layout are now accessible.
1.1.201510241120‑1 This version includes the following updates:
  • 19850: The installer now configures the MySQL database to work with local connections.
  • 20115: The installer disables SELinux without requiring a reboot.
  • 19156: When you abort an installation, the installer provides a link to download the installation logs.
1.0.201508041436‑1 This version includes the following update:
  • If Java is not installed on RedHat/CentOS, mapr-setup.sh installs Open JDK Java 1.8.
1.0.201507171311‑1 This version includes the following updates:
  • 19541: The installer no longer supports SSL DHE cipher. It will also disable SSLv3.
  • 19465: When you use a custom service template, the installer now accurately displays service compatibility.
1.0.201507091731‑1 This version includes the following updates:
  • 18888: You no longer need to restart the mapr-installer process after you use the package manager to upgrade the installer package.
1.0.201506081725‑1 This version includes the following updates:
  • 18926: Installations no longer terminate due the restart of the sshd process.
  • Minor changes to text and layout on the Services page.
1.0.201506011415‑1 Version number change only.
1.0.201505261302‑1 This version includes the following fixes:
  • 18682: When you use package manager to update the installer definition file, you no longer need to re-run mapr-setup.sh.
  • 18748: The MapR Installer no longer fails to install Hive 0.13 on Ubuntu when the repository includes Hive 1.0.