Configuring host groups for email alerts

You can configure a host group using Cloudera Manager. A host group defines a subset of hosts and alerts generated by hosts are sent to the cluster administrator who manages these hosts. You can create any number of host groups.

Minimum Required Role: Limited Cluster Administrator (also provided by Full Administrator and Cluster Administrator)

  1. Log into Cloudera Manager as an Administrator.
  2. Go to Clusters > Cloudera Management Service > Configuration.
  3. Select Alert Publisher from the SCOPE drop-down menu and select Main from the CATEGORY drop-down menu.
  4. Locate the Host groups for email alerting property or search for it by typing its name in the Search box.
  5. Configure the Host groups for email alerting property. Click Add Another to add a new host group.
  6. Enter a unique name for the host group in the Key field.
  7. Optional: Enter the comma-separated list of host names in the Value field.
  8. Click Save Changes at the bottom of the page to save your settings.
  9. Restart the Alert Publisher role. For more information, see Starting, Stopping, and Restarting Role Instances.