This is the documentation for CDH 4.6.0.
Documentation for other versions is available at Cloudera Documentation.

If you want to install the version of Sentry provided with CDH4.3.0

  Important: Do not do this for the current version of CDH4 —Sentry is included with CDH4.4.0 and later. To install the current version, see Installing Sentry.
  1. To download Sentry, see To download the version of Sentry provided with CDH4.3.0.
  2. Install Sentry as follows, depending on your operating system:
    • On Red Hat and similar systems:
      $ sudo yum install sentry
    • On SLES systems:
      $ sudo zypper install sentry
    • On Ubuntu and Debian systems:
      sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install sentry

To configure the standalone version of Sentry manually, follow the instructions under Configuring Sentry; the configuration steps are the same whether you are using CDH4.3 or CDH4.4.

To configure the standalone version of Sentry using Cloudera Manager 4.5 or 4.6, see If you are using Cloudera Manager 4.5 or 4.6.

To download the version of Sentry provided with CDH4.3.0