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SELINUX not supported with InfoSphere BigInsights 2.0

Technote (troubleshooting)


InfoSphere BigInsights 2.0 does not support Security-Enhanced Linux (SELINUX).


When installing InfoSphere BigInsights 2.0, you might see the following error message if SELINUX is enabled on your system:

ERROR PriorChecker - 255 -- selinux configuration not compatible - SELINUX=enforcing

Resolving the problem

You must disable SELINUX and then run the installation program again.

  1. On the computer where you installing InfoSphere BigInsights, navigate to the /etc/selinux/config directory.
  2. In the config file, set the value for SELINUX to disabled. For example, SELINUX=disabled.
  3. Save and close the config file.
  4. Run the InfoSphere BigInsights installation program again.

Related information

Installing InfoSphere BigInsights (information center)
InfoSphere BigInsights installation fails (forum)

Document information

More support for: IBM BigInsights

Software version: 2.0.0

Operating system(s): Linux

Reference #: 1622021

Modified date: 10 January 2013

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