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How do I install Cloudera Manager on an existing cluster?

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How do I convert my existing configurations for use with Cloudera Manager?

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@Joseph Sorry for the delay in response here.  Overlaying Cloudera Manager over an existing CDH cluster is a tricky operation and requires care, but can be done.  Our own Eric Sammer posted this thread on Quora a while back detailing the overall steps.  If you have follow up questions after reading that, we're happy to assist.

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Master Collaborator

@Joseph Sorry for the delay in response here.  Overlaying Cloudera Manager over an existing CDH cluster is a tricky operation and requires care, but can be done.  Our own Eric Sammer posted this thread on Quora a while back detailing the overall steps.  If you have follow up questions after reading that, we're happy to assist.

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New Contributor
Thanks for getting back to me. It worked. The task is much simpler if you
can shut down the cluster before installing/configuring.


The Cloudera Manager is really pretty cool. It was worth the temporary
stress.

Master Collaborator

Awesome!  Thanks for following up, glad you like Cloudera Manager!