Minimum Required Role: Configurator (also provided by Cluster Administrator, Full Administrator)
The Stale Configurations page provides differential views of changes made in a cluster. For any configuration change, the page contains entries of all affected attributes. For example,
the following File entry shows the change to the file hdfs-site.xml when you update the property controlling how much disk space is reserved for non-HDFS use on each
To display the entities affected by a change, click the Show button at the right of the entry. The following dialog box shows that three DataNodes were
affected by the disk space change:
Viewing Stale ConfigurationsTo view stale configurations, click the , , or indicator next to a service on the Cloudera Manager Admin Console Home Page or on a service status page.
Attribute CategoriesThe categories of attributes include:
- Environment - represents environment variables set for the role. For example, the following entry shows the change to the environment that occurs when you
update the heap memory configuration of the SecondaryNameNode.
- Files - represents configuration files used by the role.
- Process User & Group - represents the user and group for the role. Every role type has a configuration to specify the user/group for the process. If you change a value for a user or group on any service's configuration page it will appear in the Stale Configurations page.
- System Resources - represents system resources allocated for the role, including ports, directories, and cgroup limits. For example, a change to the port of role instance will appear in the System Resources category.
- Client Configs Metadata - represents client configurations.
Filtering Stale Configurations
- Attribute - you can filter by an attribute category such as All Files or by a specific file such as topology.map or yarn-site.xml.
After you make a selection, both the page and the drop-down show only entries that match that selection.
To reset the view, click Remove Filter or select All XXX, where XXX is Files, Services, or Roles, from the drop-down. For example, to see all the files, select All Files.