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Connecting to Cloudera Search

To configure the connector, perform the following steps:

  1. Log into Zoomdata.
    Administrators and users with appropriate access privileges can connect data sources in Zoomdata.
  2. Click the Sources menu item.

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  1. Click the Cloudera Search connector icon.
  2. Specify the name of your source and add a description (if desired).

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  1. Request handler - specify custom request handler if needed. Click Next .

  2. On the Connection page, define your connection source. You can select an existing connection, if available, or create a new one.

    You can select an existing connection, if available, or create a new one. To create a new connection, select the Input new credentials option button, specify the connection name and enter a Zookeeper URL. These fields are required.
    You can add more then one Zookeeper URL separated by commas. The URLs will be utilized in a round-robin fashion.

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  1. Click Validate to ensure you entered a valid URL. After successful validation, the values will be saved. Click Next .

  2. On the Collections page, select the data collection to use for your charts.
    Enable or disable caching and lookup values for your data source.
    Click Next .

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  1. On the Fields page, you can create unique label names for the available fields in your data source. These labels will be displayed in the charts. Specify the label names, as needed, for each Label field.

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  1. If necessary, change the Type and Default options. If you want to perform a search by a word or phrase on your chart, select a checkbox in the Faceted filter for the corresponding field. Otherwise, leave it blank. Select the checkbox in the Parent field column to mark the field as parent. Select the Distinct Count checkbox to enable this option . Click Next to continue.

  2. On the Refresh page, you can schedule asynchronous jobs to refresh fields in your data source. Refer to Using the Zoomdata Scheduler article for more information.
  3. On the Charts page, you can enable the charts that will be available for the data source and edit the settings for your charts.
    That is, select the styles that will be available for the data source, change the global default settings, and more.
    Learn more about how to customize a chart .
    ​Click Finish to save your changes.

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