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Starting and Stopping Parsers

You might want to stop or start parsers as you refine or focus your cybersecurity monitoring. You can easily stop and start parsers by using Ambari.

To start or stop a parser, complete the following steps:

  1. Display the Ambari tool and navigate to Services > Metron > Summary.

    Figure 4.8. Ambari Metron Summary Window

  2. Under Summary, click on Metron Parsers to display the Components window.

    The Components window displays a list of Metron hosts and which components reside on each host.

    Figure 4.9. Components Window

  3. Click the Started/Stopped button by Metron Parsers to change the status of the Parsers then click the Confirmation button to verify that you want to start or stop the parsers.

    Ambari displays the Background Operation Running dialog box.

  4. Click Stop Metron Parsers.

    Ambari displays the Stop Metron Parsers dialog box.

  5. Click the entry for your Metron cluster, then click Metron Parser Stop again.

    Ambari displays a dialog box for your Metron cluster which lists the actions as is stops the parsers.