Installing SmartSense involves reviewing HST server placement,
reviewing activity analyzer placement, and adding SmartSense service in
Ambari. If using Ambari 2.4.x, you must download and install SmartSense
binary before performing these steps. 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: HST server placement You should designate one node in the HDP cluster as the HST server, so that this component can efficiently consolidate the data collected by all HST agents into a single downloadable file (referred to as a bundle). Any of the management nodes, such as Ambari Server, Metrics Server, and so on, are good choices for the HST server placement. Activity analyzer placement The Activity Analyzer component has the ability to extract, aggregate, and store utilization data for all three supported analyzers: HDFS, YARN, and MapReduce & Tez. Add the SmartSense service Use these steps to add SmartSense service in Ambari.