MapR 5.0 Documentation : Upgrade Sqoop2

If you installed Sqoop2 with the MapR Installer, use the latest version of the MapR Installer to perform the upgrade. 


To upgrade to the latest version of Sqoop2, execute the following commands as root or using sudo:

  1. Update the list of available packages.

    On Ubuntu...
    apt-get update
    On RedHat and CentOS...
    yum clean all
  2. Stop each Sqoop2 server node.

    maprcli node services -name sqoop2 -action stop -nodes <space delimited list of nodes>
  3. As a precaution, back up the Sqoop2 repository.
    For example, you can copy the repository to the /tmp directory:  

    cp -a /opt/mapr/sqoop/repository /tmp/
  4. To retain custom configurations, backup the file ( /opt/mapr/sqoop/sqoop-<version>/server/conf/ .

    For example, you can copy the file to a /tmp directory:  

    cp /opt/mapr/sqoop/sqoop-<version>/server/conf/ /tmp/
  5. On each Sqoop2 server node, upgrade the mapr-sqoop2-server packages.

    On Ubuntu...
    apt-get install mapr-sqoop2-server
    On RedHat / CentOS...
    yum update mapr-sqoop2-server
  6. Perform one of the following options steps:

    1. Manually update the file with new options.
      On each Sqoop2 server node, s
      et the following property in file ( /opt/mapr/sqoop/sqoop-<version>/server/conf/

    2. Use the upgrade utility to update the file.
      On each Sqoop2 server node, run the upgrade utility.

      /opt/mapr/sqoop/sqoop-<version>/bin/sqoop-tool upgrade

      When the upgrade utiity completes successfully, the following message displays: Tool class has finished correctly.

  7. Optionally, reconfigure any custom configurations from the file associated with the sqoop version that you upgraded from.
  8. Start Sqoop2 server nodes.

    maprcli node services -name sqoop2 -action start -nodes <space delimited list of nodes>
  9. On each Sqoop2 client node, install mapr-sqoop2-client.

    On Ubuntu...
    apt-get install mapr-sqoop2-client
    On RedHat / CentOS...
    yum update mapr-sqoop2-client