Apache Solr Search Installation
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HDP Search 4.0 Known Issues

When Serde jar is added using ADD JAR command in Hive CLI/Beeline, External table created in Hive for Solr stores NULL in place of all data inserted. ie; Select query on this external table returns NULL.

To get around this issue, you must add Serde jar in Hive’s class path. This can be done in multiple ways. The one we recommend is :

  • create an "auxlib" directory in /usr/hdp/current/hive-server2

  • cp serde jar (/opt/lucidworks-hdpsearch/hive/solr-hive-serde-4.0.0.jar) to auxlib directory

  • Restart Hive