Chapter 4. Managing Views

The Ambari Views Framework offers a systematic way to plug in UI capabilities to surface custom visualization, management and monitoring features in Ambari Web. The development and use of Views allows you to extend and customize Ambari Web to meet your specific needs.

A View extends Ambari to let third parties plug in new resource types along with APIs, providers, and UIs to support them. A View is deployed into the Ambari Server and Ambari Admins can create View instances and set the privileges on access to users and groups.

The following sections cover the basics of Views and how to deploy and manage View instances in Ambari:


To learn more about using Views in a Standalone Ambari Server, and about Views that are included with Ambari by default, refer to Hortonworks Data Platform Apache Ambari Views .