Software Requirements

Prior to installing CCP, ensure that you meet the software specifications required by CCP.

The host where you will install Apache Metron services must have the following software tools installed:

  • Hadoop (HDP 2.5 or HDP 2.6 recommended)

    The following are the required components for HDP 2.5.x and HDP 2.6.x:

    • Apache Hadoop

    • Apache Storm

    • Apache Kafka

    • Apache HBase

    • Apache ZooKeeper

  • To use the PCAP query user interface, you must perform the following:

    • Install Wireshark.

      For example, for CentOS, use the following command:

      yum -y install wireshark
    • Add a Metron user to the Wireshark group.

      For example, for CentOS, use the following command:

      -usermod -a -G wireshark metron
  • MySQL

  • Node.js repository installed on the Management UI host

    You can add the Node.js repository with the instructions from the Node.js Package Manager documentation.

  • Installable during the Ambari installation of CCP

    The following software is required for CCP, but this software can be installed manually or during the CCP Ambari installation. Cloudera recommends that you wait to install this software until the Ambari installation of CCP. See the CCP Release Notes for supported version numbers.

    • Elasticsearch or Solr

    • Kibana