The missing winutils.exe program in the Big Data Jobs

The missing winutils.exe program in the Big Data Jobs

When you execute a Talend Big Data Job from Windows, the “missing winutils.exe” error is often returned. Even though most of those Jobs can nevertheless run successfully, you are still recommended to repair this error to prevent any unexpected Job failure related to it.

Resolution

Once you have designed your Talend Big Data Job such as a Standard Job using the Big Data components or a Talend Map/Reduce Job, you need to proceed as follows:

  1. Download the winutils.exe program from, for example, http://public-repo-1.hortonworks.com/hdp-win-alpha/winutils.exe, and put it in a bin folder in the Windows client machine, such as C:/tmp/winutils/bin.
  2. In your Talend Studio, open the Big Data Job to be run in the Designer and click Run to open its view.
  3. Click the Advanced settings tab to open its view.

 

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