This is the documentation for Cloudera Manager 5.1.x.
Documentation for other versions is available at Cloudera Documentation.

Cloudera Manager Guides

The following guides are included in the Cloudera Manager documentation set:

Guide

Description

Cloudera Manager Release Notes

These release notes provide information on the new features and known issues and limitations for Cloudera Manager.

Cloudera Manager Introduction

This guide provides a comprehensive introduction to Cloudera Manager.

Cloudera Manager Quick Start Guide

This quick start guide describes how to quickly create a new installation of Cloudera Manager 5, CDH 5, and managed services on a cluster of four hosts. The resulting deployment can be used for demonstrations and proof of concept applications, but is not recommended for production.

Cloudera Manager Installation Guide

This guide explains how to install Cloudera Manager and CDH. Cloudera Manager 5 supports managing CDH 4 and CDH 5.

Managing Clusters with Cloudera Manager

This guide is for administrators who want to use the Cloudera Manager Admin Console to manage configurations, perform life cycle operations on clusters, services, and hosts, configure service-specific features such as High Availability, allocate cluster resources to services, and upgrade CDH and managed service versions.

Cloudera Manager Monitoring and Diagnostics Guide

This guide is for system administrators who want to use Cloudera Manager to monitor and diagnose their CDH installation. You can use the Cloudera Manager Admin Console to monitor cluster health, metrics, and usage, view processing activities, and view events, logs, and reports to troubleshoot problems and monitor compliance.

Cloudera Manager Configuration Properties

This guide provides reference information on configuration properties supported by Cloudera Manager.

Cloudera Manager Health Tests

This guide provides information on health tests supported by Cloudera Manager.

Cloudera Manager Metrics

This guide provides information on metrics supported by Cloudera Manager.

Cloudera Manager Administration Guide

This guide is for system administrators who need to manage a Cloudera Manager server installation. This guide covers managing the Cloudera Manager Server and Agents, managing the Cloudera Management Service, adding and managing Cloudera Manager users, configuring TLS security, upgrading Cloudera Manager, adding or upgrading licenses, configuring the Alert Publisher, and other similar features.

Cloudera Manager Backup and Disaster Recovery

This guide describes the Cloudera Manager backup and disaster recovery (BDR) features, which provide an integrated, easy-to-use solution for enabling data protection in the Hadoop platform.

Configuring Hadoop Security with Cloudera Manager

This guide is for administrators who want to configure a secure Hadoop cluster. The chapters in this guide will walk you through enabling authentication using Kerberos, encryption using SSL/TLS, and authorization using HDFS ACLs and Apache Sentry.