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Capturing Bundles

After you install the SmartSense service and view, data collection can begin.

To trigger an ad hoc capture, access the SmartSense View by clicking the icon and selecting SmartSense View, and then follow steps depending on your use case:

Capturing for Proactive Analysis

To capture bundles for analysis, follow these steps:

  1. Under Select the intent for data capture, select Proactive Analysis.

  2. Click the Capture button.

    SmartSense will analyze cluster configuration and metrics for all cluster nodes, and will produce recommendations to prevent issues, improve security, availability and performance of your cluster.

Related Links

Downloading and Uploading Bundles

Capturing for Troubleshooting

To capture bundles for analysis, follow these steps:

  1. Under Select the intent for data capture, select Support Case Troubleshooting.

  2. Enter your Case Number.

  3. Select the type of diagnosis:

    • Cluster Service:

      a) Select services for diagnosis. The list services that can be captured is available in Services Available for Capture.

      b) Next, select hosts for diagnosis: All Hosts or choose Only Specific Hosts and select specific hosts.

    • YARN Application:

      Enter Application ID. The YARN application details, application master logs and a subset of container logs will be captured.

    • Hive Query:

      Enter one of the following: Tez DAG ID, YARN App ID, MR Job ID, or Hive Query ID. The SQL query, execution plan, application logs will be captured.

  4. Click the Capture button.

    This triggers Ambari agents on each node to invoke the HST agent to capture specific data.

    After HST agents complete their captures and report data to the HST server, the completed bundle is available in the bundles list for download, or it is automatically uploaded to the SmartSense Gateway, if configured.

Related Links

Downloading and Uploading Bundles