Supported in-place upgrade paths

Supported upgrade paths for CDH, HDP, and CDP Private Cloud Base.

The tables below detail the supported upgrade paths for upgrades to CDP Private Cloud Base. Before upgrading, ensure that you select a compatible version of Cloudera Manager. See Cloudera Manager support for Cloudera Runtime and CDH.

For supported upgrades to CDH, see Supported Upgrade Paths

Upgrades from Cloudera Director are not supported.

Table 1. Upgrades from CDH
Upgrade to: Upgrade supported from: Notes
CDP 7.1.8 / Cloudera Manager 7.7.1
  • CDH / Cloudera Manager 6.1 - 6.3
Upgrading Cloudera Manager to version 7.7.1 or higher from clusters where CDH 5.x is deployed is not supported. To upgrade such clusters:
  1. Upgrade Cloudera Manager to version 6.3.4.
  2. Upgrade CDH to version 6.3.4
  3. Upgrade Cloudera Manager to version 7.7.1
CDP 7.1.7 /Cloudera Manager 7.4.4
  • CDH / Cloudera Manager 5.13-5.16
  • CDH / Cloudera Manager 6.1-6.3
CDH 6.3
  • CDH / Cloudera Manager 5.13 - 5.16
  • CDH / Cloudera Manager 6.1, 6.2
CDH / Cloudera Manager 5.13 - 5.16 CDH / Cloudera Manager 5.0 - 5.12 Upgrades from Cloudera Manager/CDH 5.0 - 5.12 to CDP Private Cloud Base require that you first upgrade to Cloudera Manager/CDH 5.13 or higher.
Table 2. Upgrades from CDP
Upgrade to: Upgrade supported from: Notes
  • CDP 7.1.8 / Cloudera Manager 7.7.3
  • Cloudera Manager 7.7.3-CHF1
  • CDP 7.1.8 / Cloudera Manager 7.7.1
  • CDP 7.1.7.1000 (SP1) / Cloudera Manager 7.6.1
  • CDP 7.1.7.78 (HOTFIX-4836 “Log4j”)
  • CDP 7.1.7 / Cloudera Manager 7.4.4

Cloudera Manager 7.7.3 should only be used when you need to use Python 3.8 for the Cloudera Manager agents. You must install Python 3.8 on all hosts before installing or upgrading to Cloudera Manager 7.7.3. Cloudera Manager 7.7.3 is only supported with RHEL 8.4 and 8.6. Cloudera Manager 7.7.3-CHF1 adds support for RHEL 7.9. See the CDP Private Cloud Base Installation Guide for more information.

Latest cumulative hotfix
  • CDP 7.1.7 / Cloudera Manager 7.4.4
CDP 7.1.8 / Cloudera Manager 7.7.1
  • CDP 7.1.7.78 / Cloudera Manager 7.5.4-20668437 (w/ Log4J fixes)
  • CDP 7.1.7.1000 / Cloudera Manager 7.6.1 (SP1)
  • CDP 7.1.6 / Cloudera Manager 7.3.1
  • CDP / Cloudera Manager 7.1.1, 7.1.2, 7.1.3, 7.1.4
  • CDP 7.1.5 / Cloudera Manager 7.2.4
Upgrading Cloudera Manager to version 7.7.1 or higher from clusters where CDH 5.x is deployed is not supported. To upgrade such clusters:
  1. Upgrade Cloudera Manager to version 6.3.4.
  2. Upgrade CDH to version 6.3.4
  3. Upgrade Cloudera Manager to version 7.7.1
CDP 7.1.7 / Cloudera Manager 7.4.4
  • CDP 7.0.3 - 7.1.6
  • Cloudera Manager 7.0.3-7.1.4, 7.2.4, 7.3.1
CDP 7.1.1 - 7.1.6 / Cloudera Manager 7.1.1-7.1.4, 7.3.1
  • Lower versions of CDP 7.0.3 - 7.1.6
  • Lower versions of Cloudera Manager 7.0.3-7.1.4, 7.3.1
Table 3. CDP Service Pack updates
Upgrade to: Upgrade supported from: Notes
CDP 7.1.7.1000 (SP1)/Cloudera Manager 7.6.1 CDP 7.1.7/Cloudera Manager 7.4.4
  • Parcel upgrade only required (running the Upgrade Wizard is not required). See Applying a Service Pack.
  • Cloudera Manager 7.6.5 is intended for use with CDP Private Cloud with Data Services. Cloudera does not recommend using Cloudera Manager 7.6.5 in CDP Private Cloud Base environments without Data Services installations.
Table 4. Upgrades from HDP
Upgrade to: Upgrade supported from: Notes
CDP 7.1.8 / Cloudera Manager 7.7.1 HDP 3.1.5 Two stage upgrade from Ambari required.
CDP 7.1.8 / Cloudera Manager 7.7.1.

Requires an interim upgrade to CDP 7.1.7/Cloudera Manager 7.4.4.

HDP 2.6.5 Two stage upgrade from Ambari required.
CDP 7.1.1 - 7.1.7 HDP 2.6.5 You can upgrade from HDP 2.6.5 and Ambari 2.6.2.x to CDP Private Cloud Base 7.1.x This upgrade requires several major steps, including upgrading to an interim version of Ambari. After the upgrade, your cluster will be managed by Cloudera Manager and the components will be upgraded to Cloudera Runtime 7.1.1 or higher.