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Issues with R code-env on a machine with no internet connection

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Issues with R code-env on a machine with no internet connection
Hi,

I'm working on a machine with no connectivity to the internet and integrated R using this link: https://doc.dataiku.com/dss/latest/installation/r.html#case-2-if-your-dss-server-does-not-have-internet-access

For the CRAN mirror, I have given the location of the local directory where packages are placed:

file:///opt/dss/R-packages/R-packages/

However, it isn't able to pick up the packages from the local directory and is throwing this error:

Updating code environment according to spec ...
Installing from R packages list
Installing from "file:///opt/dss/dataiku-dss-5.1.0/dku-jupyter/R", "file:///opt/dss/R-packages/R-packages/"
Installing into /var/opt/dss/code-envs/R/R-test/R.lib
[1] "known library paths:"
[1] "/var/opt/dss/code-envs/R/R-test/R.lib"
[2] "/opt/dss/dataiku-dss-5.1.0/R"
[3] "/usr/lib64/R/library"
[4] "/usr/share/R/library"
[1] "already has : "
dataiku dataiku.spark dataiku.spark2 dataiku.sparklyr
"5.1.0" "5.1.0" "5.1.0" "5.1.0"
base boot class cluster
"3.5.1" "1.3-20" "7.3-14" "2.0.7-1"
codetools compiler datasets foreign
"0.2-15" "3.5.1" "3.5.1" "0.8-70"
graphics grDevices grid KernSmooth
"3.5.1" "3.5.1" "3.5.1" "2.23-15"
lattice MASS Matrix methods
"0.20-35" "7.3-50" "1.2-14" "3.5.1"
mgcv nlme nnet parallel
"1.8-24" "3.1-137" "7.3-12" "3.5.1"
rpart spatial splines stats
"4.1-13" "7.3-11" "3.5.1" "3.5.1"
stats4 survival tcltk tools
Checking installed packages ...
"3.5.1" "2.42-3" "3.5.1" "3.5.1"
utils
"3.5.1"
Package not installed: dplyr
Package not installed: httr
Package not installed: RJSONIO
Package not installed: gtools
Package not installed: base64enc
Package not installed: curl
Package not installed: IRkernel
Installing packages: dplyr httr RJSONIO gtools base64enc curl IRkernel
Error in read.dcf(file = tmpf) : cannot open the connection
Calls: install.packages -> available.packages -> read.dcf
In addition: Warning message:
In read.dcf(file = tmpf) :
cannot open compressed file '/opt/dss/R-packages/R-packages/src/contrib/PACKAGES', probable reason 'No such file or directory'
Execution halted
OK





The packages needed by R are placed in the directory: /opt/dss/R-packages/R-packages/



Could you please advise on how to move forward with this?



Thanks
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Dataiker
Dataiker
At the moment, the download-R-packages script can only be used for the base installation of DSS, not for code envs.

For code envs, you'll need to create a real CRAN mirror. There are various R packages that can help you for that.
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