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Version: 1.16.0

Install LiveData Migrator

Ready to install? Check the prerequisites and then follow these steps to get up and running with LiveData Migrator.

Install LiveData Migrator#

  1. Install LiveData Migrator and upload to your chosen host. If you're migrating from Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS), install LiveData Migrator on an edge node in the Hadoop cluster. Run the following installation command:

  2. Make the installation script executable and install as the root (or sudo) user. These commands assume that the installer is inside your working directory.

    chmod +x && ./
    Known Issue

    On CentOS 6, start the livedata-migrator, hivemigrator, and livedata-ui services manually using the following commands:

    initctl start livedata-migrator; initctl start hivemigrator; initctl start livedata-ui
  3. Check the service statuses with these commands:

    service livedata-migrator status
    service hivemigrator status
    service livedata-ui status

System users for installation#

If you want to run the installer using a default user, run the following command:


The default system user for the LiveData Migrator and LiveData UI services is hdfs, and the default system user for the Hive Migrator service is hive.

If you want to install the product using a custom user and custom group, run the following command:

./ -- --user <custom user> --group <custom group>

This sets the customer user and group for all services and their respective directories.

For more information, go to Configure system users.

Next steps#

Once you have LiveData Migrator running, you're ready to get started.