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General requirements for clusters

Understanding the requirements and recommendations indicated below can help to avoid common issues during and after DataPlane installation.

You must perform a minimum set of cluster setup and security actions on each cluster that you plan to register in DataPlane. You can perform any additional security-related tasks on your cluster as appropriate for your environment and company policies.

The following provides a high-level overview of the requirements for DataPlane and DP Apps.

Be sure to refer to the cluster and security setup requirements for each of the DP apps you plan to install for exact details.
Cluster Requirements DP Platform Data Lifecycle Manager (DLM) Data Steward Studio (DSS) Streams Messaging Manager (SMM) Data Analytics Studio (DAS)
Knox Authentication n/a Knox SSO

Knox Single Sign-On

Knox Trusted Proxy

Knox SSO Knox SSO
Knox Proxy Gateway Optional (but recommended) Required Required n/a n/a
Cluster Agents n/a DLM Engine DSS Profiler Service SMM Rest Server

DAS Event Processor

DAS Webapp

Cluster Services n/a Refer to DLM documentation Refer to DSS documentation Refer to SMM documentation Refer to DAS documentation

For more information about Knox authentication options, see Knox Authentication for DataPlane Clusters.