Error regarding vm.swappiness and /data /catalog directories missing DR Install

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Issue/Introduction

Error regarding vm.swappiness and /data /catalog directories missing when running dr_install.sh to install the Data Repository.

Example errors taken from install output:

Prerequisites not fully met during local (OS) configuration for

verify-10.10.10.1.xml:

WARN (S0112): https://my.vertica.com/docs/9.1.x/HTML/index.htm#cshid=S0112
      vm.swappiness is higher than recommended: your 30 > 1


Changing ownership of data directory for hostname...
chown: cannot access ‘/data’: No such file or directory


Changing ownership of catalog directory for hostname...
chown: cannot access ‘/catalog’: No such file or directory



Vertica installation ....................................................[FAIL]

The installation will now exit.

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Script finished - ./dr_install.sh

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Cause

These are examples of things that are addressed when running dr_validate.sh per the documentation.

If this is not run, there are prerequisite steps that would not be performed that are required for the Data Repository install.

Environment

Release : 3.7

Component : CA Performance Center

Resolution

Per the documentation, please run  dr_validate.sh as outlined there before running dr_install.sh.

Additional Information

https://techdocs.broadcom.com/content/broadcom/techdocs/us/en/ca-enterprise-software/it-operations-management/performance-management/3-7/installing/install-the-data-repository.html