Chapter 6. Installing and Configuring Flume in HDP

This document describes the process of manually installing and configuring Apache Flume for use with the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP). Flume is the 1.x release line of the Flume project.

Use the following links to install and configure Flume for HDP

What follows is a very high level description of the mechanism. For much greater detail, see the Flume html documentation set that is installed with Flume. Once you have installed Flume, the documentation set can be accessed at http://docs.hortonworks.com/HDPDocuments/HDP1/HDP-1.3.0/ds_Flume/index.html. The “Flume User Guide” is available at http://docs.hortonworks.com/HDPDocuments/HDP1/HDP-1.3.0/ds_Flume/FlumeUserGuide.html. The same documentation is also available at the Flume website, flume.apache.org.