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Monitoring Ambari server

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I am currently running Ambari 2.2.2. Ambari monitors all the services, but what if Ambari goes down.

Do I have to go with some external monitoring to monitor Ambari ?

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@Kumar Veerappan

Your idea is reasonable given there is no supported HA for Ambari. Following JIRA remains unresolved.

https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/AMBARI-17126

But what if the external monitoring tool that's monitoring Ambari goes down? Would you have another tool monitoring your monitoring Ambari tool? See the problem?

But you can use an external monitoring tool like Upstart or Supervisor to monitor Ambari and then do a failover to a standby server. Please see the following link for more details on how to achieve this:

https://community.hortonworks.com/questions/402/how-to-setup-high-availability-for-ambari-server.htm...

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Super Guru
@Kumar Veerappan

Your idea is reasonable given there is no supported HA for Ambari. Following JIRA remains unresolved.

https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/AMBARI-17126

But what if the external monitoring tool that's monitoring Ambari goes down? Would you have another tool monitoring your monitoring Ambari tool? See the problem?

But you can use an external monitoring tool like Upstart or Supervisor to monitor Ambari and then do a failover to a standby server. Please see the following link for more details on how to achieve this:

https://community.hortonworks.com/questions/402/how-to-setup-high-availability-for-ambari-server.htm...

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Super Guru

I suggest you look at this article

https://community.hortonworks.com/articles/74335/ambari-server-performance-monitoring-alerts.html

It demonstrates how to poll ambari server performance. This will tell you if ambari is up or down and if it is performing well.