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Starting and Stopping Indexing

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

To start or stop indexing, complete the following steps:

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

    Figure 4.12. Ambari Metron Summary Window

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

    This window displays a list of HCP hosts and which components reside on each host.

    Figure 4.13. Components Window

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

    Ambari displays the Background Operation Running dialog box.

  4. Click Stop Metron Indexing.

    Ambari displays the Stop Metron Indexing dialog box.

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

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