Adding a Cluster Using Currently Managed Hosts

This section covers the procedure for creating a cluster from existing managed hosts only. For instructions using new (currently unmanaged) hosts, see Adding a Cluster Using New Hosts.

Minimum Required Role: Cluster Administrator (also provided by Full Administrator) This feature is not available when using Cloudera Manager to manage Data Hub clusters.

Before continuing, make sure that the managed hosts have the desired CDH or Cloudera Runtime version packages pre-installed.

On the Cloudera Manager Home page, click the Add drop-down button at the top right, or the Clusters drop-down button at the top left, and then click Add Cluster. This launches the Add Cluster - Installation wizard, which allows you to create either a regular cluster or a compute cluster.

You can also launch the wizard by selecting Add Compute Cluster from the drop-down menu next to the cluster name. Launching the wizard from there skips the Welcome page and restricts the wizard to creating only a compute cluster.

The following sections guide you through each page of the wizard.