This is the documentation for CDH 4.6.0.
Documentation for other versions is available at Cloudera Documentation.

Flume Installation

Apache Flume is a distributed, reliable, and available system for efficiently collecting, aggregating and moving large amounts of log data from many different sources to a centralized data store.

This guide is for Flume 1.x (specifically the 1.3.0 release).

If you are looking for Flume 0.9.x:

For information on Flume 0.9.x, see the Flume 0.9.x documentation. To install Flume 0.9.x instead of Flume 1.x, go to

You cannot install both Flume 0.9.x and Flume 1.x together on the same host.