Need Your Help ! Hmaster is stopping with connection refused. Distributed Setup

Hi Sandeep/All,

My Hbase Master Node is Stopping with the below mentioned error in the log =

2019-12-21 00:06:03,806 FATAL org.apache.hadoop.hbase.master.HMaster: Unhandled exception. Starting shutdown.
** ll to linux01/ failed on connection exception: Connection refused
at org.apache.hadoop.ipc.Client.wrapException(


  1. It is already allowed port (: 9020) in the iptables in all the servers

  1. the regions server for hbase(HRegionServer) is running fine in the slave servers.

  2. the hzookeeper is started with no error.

  3. the ssh key is also working as the can traverse from master to slave nodes with no password. rsa key is verified by ssh@host

  4. while starting the master node of hbase, it’s throwing the above mentioned error and getting exited.

./ --config /etc/hbase/conf start master

Please Help to start the master node of hbase. error mentioned above .


@sgiri @abhinavsingh : Please help …

Hi @Debmalya_Ray

Unfortunately, we will not be able to provide support for the hadoop setup on your machines.

Requesting you to see the possible solutions on Google

Hi abhinav, I have searched it out from google. also shared with you my analysis. Requesting if you could me on the same based on your experience…

I tried to find the possible solution but failed with no brain! I am stucked.please help

@abhinavsingh : requesting if you could share hbase-site.xml file for the distributed system…