Installing Cloudera Navigator

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

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 setting up a standalone database, see Installing and Configuring Databases in Cloudera Manager Installation Guide.

Requirements

For information on the requirements for installing Cloudera Navigator, see Requirements for Cloudera Manager in Cloudera Manager Installation Guide.

New Installation

  1. Install Cloudera Manager following the instructions in the Cloudera Manager Installation Guide.
  2. In the Add Cloudera Management Services area of the Choose the CDH4 services screen, check the Include Cloudera Navigator checkbox.

Upgrading an Existing Cloudera Manager Installation

If you are installing Cloudera Navigator while upgrading Cloudera Manager to a new version:

  1. Upgrade Cloudera Manager following the instructions in the Cloudera Manager Installation Guide.
  2. Click the management service (for example, MGMT-1) in the Cloudera Management Services table.
  3. Click the Instances tab.
  4. Click the Add button.
  5. Choose a host and select the Navigator Server radio button.
  6. Click Accept to acknowledge that you must ensure you have sufficient licenses.
  7. Choose a database option and click Test Connection to verify the availability of the database.
  8. Click Continue.
  9. Click Accept to acknowledge that no configuration changes must be performed.
  10. Check the checkbox next to the navigator role on the Role Instances page.
  11. Select Actions for Selected > Start .
  12. Click Start in the confirmation pop-up.
  13. Click Close on the Start Command Details pop-up.
  14. Configure the Impala service audit log directory.
  15. Restart all audited services for auditing to go into effect.