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Chapter 3. Requirements for Data Steward Studio Profiler

The clusters on which you install the DSS Profiler Agent must meet the requirements identified in the following sections. After the Profiler Agent is installed and properly configured on a cluster, the cluster can be used by DSS.

Data Steward Studio (DSS) is provided as Evaluation Software with Hortonworks DPS 1.0. Evaluation Software is provided without charge and pursuant to your the DataPlane Service Terms of Use. Evaluation Software may only be used for internal business, evaluation, and non-production purposes. Feedback on Evaluation Software is welcomed and may be submitted through your regular support channels.

HDP Version

HDP version 2.6.3.

Operating Systems

Operating SystemSupported Version
RHELRHEL 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 6.5, 6.6, 6.7, 6.8, 6.9
RHEL 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3
CentOSCentOS 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 6.5, 6.6, 6.7, 6.8, 6.9
CentOS 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3
OracleOracle 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 6.5, 6.6, 6.7, 6.8, 6.9
Oracle 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3


MySQL 5.6N/A

Other Software Requirements

DSS has no additional software requirements.

JDK Requirements

Clusters must use JDK 8.

Port and Network Requirements

Have the following ports available and open:

Port NumberPurposeRequired?
21900Profiler Web service runs on this portThis is required for DataPlane to access profiled data from the profiler datastore.
8999Livy runs on this portLivy is the observer for profilers and is required for submitting profiler jobs.
21000AtlasRequired if you are installing in a different DMZ.
6080RangerRequired if you are installing in a different DMZ.
8443KnoxRequired if you are installing in a different DMZ.

HDP 2.6.3 Apache Component Requirements

The following additional Apache components are required for DSS support:

Component PurposeComments
AtlasFor Hive Metadata availability and storage of univariate statistics
RangerFor access logs availability for usage profiling 
Spark 2For Profiler computation – both univariate and Ranger profilers 
Livy Server 2 Job Server for Profilers 
HDFS For registering and sharing Profiler .jarsCo-located on the Profiler Agent Node.
HiveFor column profiling