Setting up CMA server

You must create a docker image to run the Clouder Migration Assistant server. You can deploy it to any of your cluster nodes or an external node that has visibility to the cluster and has at least 1.5 GB of extra memory. ${cloudera.version} here represents the AM2CM tool versions such as and so on.

Downloading AM2CM tool

Download the latest CMA binaries from The supported version of the AM2CM tool is and higher.

wget${base.version}/tars/am2cm-all-${cloudera.version}.tar.gz or curl${base.version}/tars/am2cm-all-${cloudera.version}.tar.gz --output am2cm-all-${cloudera.version}.tar.gz

Extract and unzip the AM2CM file: tar xzf am2cm-all-${cloudera.version}.tar.gz

Starting CMA server

After extracting the compressed file, there are two ways to start the CMA server - in docker container or locally.

Starting CMA server in Docker Container

Run the script in the untarred top-level folder to launch the CMA server in a docker container. am2cm-${cloudera.version}/bin/ --start

Starting CMA server locally

Ensure that Python 3.8 or later is installed on the host.

Run the script in the untarred top-level folder and follow its instructions to launch the CMA server locally. am2cm-${cloudera.version}/bin/ --start
After the AM2CM server starts, open
in a browser. Cloudera Migration Assistant (CMA) Server opens.
This confirms that Cloudera Migration Assistant (CMA) Server is successfully installed.