Unable to install Vertica on new Data Repository server in DX Netops Performance Management
We see the error highlighted below:
Failed on hosts (1): <IP>
Provided DB Admin account details: user = dradmin, group = verticadba, home = /path/to/homedir
Creating group... Group already exists
Validating group... Okay
Creating user... User already exists
Fail : User's home directory does not exist: '/path/to/homedir'
Hint : Did user creation cause any errors?
Help : https://my.vertica.com/docs/9.1.x/HTML/index.htm#cshid=S0260
Unable to create or verify DB Admin user/group on some hosts.
See above for details.
Installation FAILED with errors.
AdminTools and your existing Vertica databases may be unavailable.
Investigate the above warnings/errors and re-run installation.
Release : 3.7, 20.2
Component : IM Reporting / Admin / Configuration
Data Repository admin user was created before install and the users home directory does not exist
Create the users home directory per the URL in the error message: