This is the documentation for Cloudera Navigator 1.2.0.
Documentation for other versions is available at Cloudera Documentation.

Installing and Upgrading Cloudera Navigator

You can install Cloudera Navigator while installing Cloudera Manager for the first time or while upgrading an existing Cloudera Manager installation.

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Configuring a Database for the Cloudera Navigator Auditing Component

When you install Cloudera Navigator you choose the database to store audit events. You can choose either an embedded PostgreSQL database or an external database. For information on supported databases, see Supported Audit Databases. For information on setting up an external database, see Installing and Configuring Databases.

Installing Cloudera Navigator in a New Cloudera Manager Installation

  1. Install Cloudera Manager following the instructions in Installing Cloudera Manager.
  2. In the first page of the Cloudera Manager installation wizard, choose one of the license options that support Cloudera Navigator:
    • Cloudera Enterprise Data Hub Edition Trial
        Note: The Cloudera Navigator Metadata component is a beta release and requires a Cloudera Enterprise Flex Edition or Data Hub Edition license. It is not supported with a Cloudera Enterprise Data Hub Edition Trial license. If you use a Trial license, the Navigator Metadata Server role does not appear in the role assignment screen if you choose to install Cloudera Navigator.
    • Cloudera Enterprise
      • Flex Edition
      • Data Hub Edition
        Note: If you install a Flex or Data Hub Edition license, the Navigator Metadata Server role appears in the role assignment screen, but is not assigned to a host by default.
  3. If you have elected Cloudera Enterprise, install a license:
    1. Click Upload License.
    2. Click the document icon to the left of the Select a License File text field.
    3. Navigate to the location of your license file, click the file, and click Open.
    4. Click Upload.
  4. In the first page of the Add Services procedure, check the Include Cloudera Navigator checkbox.
  5. If you have chosen to use an external database, specify the Cloudera Navigator Audit Server database credentials in the Database Setup page.

Installing Cloudera Navigator While Upgrading an Existing Cloudera Manager Installation

To install Cloudera Navigator while upgrading Cloudera Manager to a new version:
  1. Upgrade Cloudera Manager following the instructions in Upgrading Cloudera Manager.
  2. Add and start Cloudera Navigator roles following the instructions in Adding the Audit Server Role and Adding the Metadata Server Role.

Upgrading Cloudera Navigator

To upgrade Cloudera Navigator, upgrade Cloudera Manager following the instructions in Upgrading Cloudera Manager.