Installing SmartSense on HDP
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Download and install SmartSense binary

Perform this step only if using Ambari version 2.4.x. If you want to use SmartSense 1.5.x with Ambari version 2.4.x, you must first download it from the Tools tab of the Hortonworks support portal. After downloading, follow these steps:

  1. Install the SmartSense package on the Ambari server host:
    • RHEL, CentOS, or SLES:
      # rpm -ivh smartsense-hst-$HST_VERSION.x86_64.rpm 
    • Debian or Ubuntu:
      # dpkg -i smartsense-hst_$HST_VERSION.deb
  2. Add SmartSense service to Ambari by running hst add-to-ambari.
    # hst add-to-ambari
    Enter SmartSense distributable path: /root/smartsense-hst-$HST_VERSION.x86_64.rpm
    Added SmartSense service definition to Ambari
    NOTE: It is required to restart Ambari Server for changes to reflect. Please restart ambari using 'ambari-server restart'
  3. Restart Ambari server by running ambari-server restart.
After you complete this task, you should review HST server placement, activity analyzer placement, and follow the steps for installing SmartSense with Ambari.