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  1. Hadoop HDFS
  2. HDFS-8290

WebHDFS calls before namesystem initialization can cause NullPointerException.

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Resolved
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 2.6.0
    • Fix Version/s: 2.8.0, 3.0.0-alpha1
    • Component/s: webhdfs
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      Description

      The NameNode has a brief window of time when the HTTP server has been initialized, but the namesystem has not been initialized. During this window, a WebHDFS call can cause a NullPointerException. We can catch this condition and return a more meaningful error.

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            • Assignee:
              cnauroth Chris Nauroth
              Reporter:
              cnauroth Chris Nauroth
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