Adding a CDH cluster that is not reachable through public IP address

You can add a CDH cluster that is not reachable with the public IP address.

  1. Log in to CDP web console and access the Management Console.
  2. Click Classic Clusters in the left navigation panel.
  3. Click Add Cluster.
  4. Click CDH.
  5. In the dialog box that appears, click No if the cluster is not reachable via public network.
  6. Enter the connectivity information.
    1. In the Cluster Information tab that appears, enter the following details.
      Cluster name
      Make sure it is the same as the name given while creating the CDH cluster.
      Private IP address
      This is the IP address of the host running Cloudera Manager. This address is needed only for identification purposes and will not be used for cluster connectivity. Cluster communication will happen over a reverse SSH tunnel.
      Cloudera Manager port number
      Data Center name
    2. Click Next.
  7. Set up the connectivity client.
    1. Click Download the configuration files.
      You can also choose to copy the configurations from the text boxes and paste them in the corresponding files in your cluster.
    2. Download and install the RPM file from the specified location.
    3. Download and install the connectivity install script.
      The reverse SSH tunnel is established once this process is complete.
    4. Click Test Connection to test the connection to the Cloudera Manager host through the reverse SSH tunnel.
    5. Click Next.
  8. Register the CDH cluster:
    1. Enter the username and password of the Cloudera Manager user to access the cluster.
    2. Click Go.
    3. If the Cloudera Manager has multiple CDH instances, select the clusters you want to add to CDP by clicking the check box beside the cluster name.
      Make sure you enter the cluster details for all the selected clusters for addition.
    4. Enter the following cluster details for each cluster:
      • Cluster location
      • Data Center
      • Tags (optional)
      • Description (optional)
  9. Click Submit.