Configure the DestinationConfigure the Destination
You can configure the destination using NFS, SFTP, and WebHDFS. Change the destination to which the Warehouse Connector service needs to write the collected data using NFS:
- RSA NetWitness Warehouse (MapR) deployments
- Commercial MapR M5 Enterprise Edition for Apache Hadoop deployments
You can configure the Warehouse Connector to write to a remote destination using Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP). The remote destination can be a remote server that is NFS mounted to the MapR cluster or it can be a remote staging server.
By default, in the remote destination the Warehouse Connector writes data in the following directory structure:
Where <staging_folder> is the folder on the remote server where the Warehouse Connector writes the data.
If you are using a remote staging server as the remote destination, you need to manually copy or move the directory structure to any of the following deployments:
- RSA NetWitness Warehouse (MapR)
- Commercial MapR M5 Enterprise Edition for Apache Hadoop
- HortonWorks HD
To generate reports from the data written by Warehouse Connector, make sure that in your Hadoop deployment you maintain a similar directory structure that is created by Warehouse Connector in the remote destinations.
The following illustration describes how you can use SFTP to write data from Warehouse Connector to a remote destination.
You can configure the Warehouse Connector service to write the collected data to a Hadoop-based distributed computing system that supports WebHDFS.