This is the documentation for Cloudera Search 1.3.0 for CDH 4.
Documentation for other versions is available at Cloudera Documentation.

Installing Cloudera Search

Before you get started, review Cloudera Search Requirements to ensure you have the necessary prerequisites.

You can install Cloudera Search in one of two ways:

  Note: Depending on which installation approach you use, Search may be installed to different locations.
  • Installing Search using Cloudera Manager using parcels results in changes under /opt/cloudera/parcels.
  • Installing using packages, either manually or using Cloudera Manager, results in changes to various locations throughout the file system. Common locations for changes include /usr/lib/, /etc/default/, and /usr/share/doc/.