Step 6: Configure Nodes

Arrange node storage, and connect nodes to the cluster.

You must configure each node that is part of the cluster and each node that connects to the cluster as a client.

Perform the following operations to configure a node:

Operation Description
Configure storage on the node (only if the mapr-fileserver is installed on the node) To configure storage on a node, you can use configure.sh to run disksetup or you can manually run disksetup after you run configure.sh.
Run the configure.sh utility The configure.sh utility configures a node to be part of a MapR cluster. The script performs operations such as creating or updating configuration files related to the cluster and the services running on the node. For configure.sh options, see configure.sh.