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1. Document Navigation
2. Using SmartSense with Ambari
Roles Required for Using SmartSense
Capturing Bundles
Capturing for Proactive Analysis
Capturing for Troubleshooting
Automatically Capturing and Uploading Bundles via SmartSense Gateway
Creating a New Capture Schedule
Updating the Capture Schedule
Viewing, Downloading, and Uploading Bundles
Viewing SmartSense Recommendations
Reviewing Open Recommendations
Reviewing a Recommendation
Applying a Recommendation
Reviewing and Reverting Previously Applied Recommendations
Exporting Recommendations as Excel Spreadsheet
Configuring Anonymization Rules
Accessing the Activity Explorer
Chargeback Dashboard
HDFS Dashboard
MapReduce & Tez Dashboard
YARN Dashboard
3. Using SmartSense in a Non-Ambari Environment (Deprecated)
Capturing Bundles in a Non-Ambari Environment (Deprecated)
HST Server Web UI Capture (Deprecated)
HST Agent CLI Capture (Deprecated)
Viewing and Downloading Bundles in a Non-Ambari Environment (Deprecated)
HST Server Login (Deprecated)
Viewing and Downloading Bundles (Deprecated)
Configuring Anonymization Rules in a Non-Ambari Environment (Deprecated)
4. Uploading Support Bundles
5. Configuring SmartSense
Configuring Data Anonymization Rules
Fields for Defining Anonymization Rules
Pattern-Based Anonymization Rules
Property-Based Anonymization Rules
XPath-Based Anonymization Rules
JSONPath-Based Anonymization Rules
Change Server and Agent Configurations in a Non-Ambari Environment (Deprecated)
Configuring Bundle Upload
Configuring the Gateway to Use SFTP (Deprecated)
Configuring the Gateway to Use HTTPS
SmartSense Performance Tuning