Managing HDFS Snapshots Using Cloudera Manager

April 21, 2016 — Leave a comment

Browsing HDFS Directories

To browse the HDFS directories to view snapshot activity:

  1. From the Clusters tab, select your CDH 5 HDFS service.
  2. Go to the File Browser tab.

Enabling an HDFS Directory for Snapshots

  1. From the Clusters tab, select your CDH 5 HDFS service.
  2. Go to the File Browser tab.
  3. Navigate to the directory you want to enable for snapshots.
  4. In the File Browser, click the drop-down menu next to the full file path and select Enable Snapshots:

    EnableSnapshots-Cloudera

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Taking Snapshots

  1. From the Clusters tab, select your CDH 5 HDFS service.
  2. Go to the File Browser tab.
  3. Navigate to the directory with the snapshot you want to restore.
  4. Click the drop-down menu next to the full path name and select Take Snapshot.

    The Take Snapshot screen displays.

  5. Enter a name for the snapshot.
  6. Click OK.

    The Take Snapshot button is present, enabling an immediate snapshot of the directory.

  7. To take a snapshot, click Take Snapshot, specify the name of the snapshot, and click Take Snapshot. The snapshot is added to the snapshot list.

    Any snapshots that have been taken are listed by the time at which they were taken, along with their names and a menu button.

 

TakeSnapShot-Cloudera

 

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