This is the documentation for Cloudera Manager 4.8.5. Documentation for other versions is available at Cloudera Documentation.

Cloudera Manager 4 and CDH 4 have reached End of Maintenance (EOM) on August 9, 2015. Cloudera will not support or provide patches for any of the Cloudera Manager 4 or CDH 4 releases after that date.

Cloudera Manager API

The Cloudera Manager API provides configuration and service life cycle management, service health information and metrics, and allows you to configure Cloudera Manager itself. The API is served on the same host and port as the Cloudera Manager Admin Console, and does not require an extra process or extra configuration. The API supports HTTP Basic Authentication, accepting the same users and credentials as the Cloudera Manager Admin Console.

This chapter contains an example of how to access the API:
Here are some additional resources for your exploration:
This page last updated August 5, 2015