Step 5: Set up and Configure the Cloudera Manager Database

Cloudera Manager Server includes a script that can create and configure a database for itself.

The script can:

  • Create the Cloudera Manager Server database configuration file.
  • (PostgreSQL) Create and configure a database for Cloudera Manager Server to use.
  • (PostgreSQL) Create and configure a user account for Cloudera Manager Server.

Although the script can create a database, the following procedures assume that you have already created the database as described in Step 4: Install and Configure Databases.

The following sections describe the syntax for the script and demonstrate how to use it: