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Trying to resolve - ERROR: Failed to find shared library for backend mysql - CentOS 7.1

Question asked by gesgeorge on Jan 22, 2016
Latest reply on Mar 16, 2017 by dzndrx

I've installed mapr 5 successfully, but I have some errors related to hoststats and metrics database. Both have the following error:

ERROR: Failed to find shared library for backend mysql

The OS is CentOS 7 `CentOS Linux release 7..1.1503 (Core)` and Mysql is installed on it (MariaDB actually).

    sudo ldconfig -v | grep mysql

Is this an issue with the MySql client that is being used? The docs just mentions that mysql version should be > mysql 5.1.

any help would be appreciated.


Looks like I've problems with Hue as well. I see the following in hue logs

    File "/opt/mapr/hue/hue-3.9.0/build/env/lib/python2.6/site-packages/Django-1.6.10-py2.6.egg/django/db/backends/mysql/", line 17, in <module>
        raise ImproperlyConfigured("Error loading MySQLdb module: %s" % e) django.core.exceptions.ImproperlyConfigured: Error loading MySQLdb module: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory Fri Jan 22 18:13:29 EST 2016 runcpserver started, pid 66398

Hue is looking for and I've that comes with CentOS 7.1

Is CentOS 7.1 not supported?