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From Mike Hugo <>
Subject Re: MiniAccumuloCluster IP address stored in ZooKeeper
Date Wed, 03 Jul 2013 16:27:13 GMT
In case someone else runs into this:  for our development purposes, we
found this solution to work - modify /etc/hosts and include this line: COMPUTER_NAME_GOES_HERE.local


On Tue, Jul 2, 2013 at 10:56 AM, Eric Newton <> wrote:

> This IP address should not matter.  The restarted tservers will make new
> entries in zookeeper.
> However, write-ahead log entries for the root tablet use the IP address of
> the tserver, and the write-ahead log entries in the !METADATA Table will
> prevent recovery from working.
> Feel free to open a ticket (and provide a patch :-).
> -Eric
> On Tue, Jul 2, 2013 at 11:34 AM, Mike Hugo <> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> We've been using MiniAccumuloCluster for local development and testing
>> and it has been working fantastic.  Really like having a lightweight
>> mechanism for testing things that's easy to get up and running quickly!
>> One issue we've run into is something that happens when we switch
>> networks and the IP address of our local machine changes.  For example, if
>> I start up MAC in the office, do some work and persist some data, then go
>> home for the day, fire up my laptop (which now has a different IP address)
>> - mini accumulo cluster won't start because it's trying to connect to the
>> IP address I had when I was in the office.
>> I think I tracked it down to the fact that the IP Address is being stored
>> in Zookeeper for the tserver, e.g.
>> [zk: localhost:2181(CONNECTED) 15] ls
>> /accumulo/bd70fefd-c9c6-48e2-abe4-faa146a4965f/tservers
>> []
>> Is there a way to get accumulo/zookeeper to store a host name or FQDN in
>> there instead of the ip address?
>>  Thanks,
>> Mike

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