Importing Cloudera Manager Settings
Backing up your Current Deployment
To back up your current deployment, follow the instructions in Back up Databases. The import feature should not be relied on for backup and recovery at this time.
Building a Cloudera Manager Deployment
You can use the Cloudera Manager API to programmatically build a Cloudera Manager Deployment — a definition of all the entities in your Cloudera Manager-managed deployment — clusters, service, roles, hosts, users and so on. See the Cloudera Manager API documentation on how to manage deployments using the /cm/deployment resource.
Uploading a Cloudera Manager 4.x Configuration Script
Importing a deployment should be done using the Cloudera Manager API. See the Cloudera Manager API documentation for details.