Unable to create Jupyter Notebook in Azure HDInsight
This article describes troubleshooting steps and possible resolutions for issues when interacting with Azure HDInsight clusters.
When starting a Jupyter Notebook, you receive an error message that contains:
Cannot convert notebook to v5 because that version doesn't exist
A version mismatch.
Use ssh command to connect to your cluster. Edit the command below by replacing CLUSTERNAME with the name of your cluster, and then enter the command:
_version.pyby executing the following command:
sudo nano /usr/bin/anaconda/lib/python2.7/site-packages/nbformat/_version.py
Change 5 to 4 so the modified line appears as follows:
version_info = (4, 0, 3)
Save changes by entering Ctrl + X, Y, Enter.
From a web browser, navigate to
CLUSTERNAMEis the name of your cluster.
Restart the Jupyter service.
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