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This section lists the minimum requirements and supported resources for the BMC PATROL for Hadoop for product.


To get complete compatibility information for BMC PATROL for Hadoop, use the BMC Solution and Product Availability and Compatibility Utility on the Product Availability and Compatibility page.

Requirements for installing BMC PATROL for Hadoop



Operating systems (for PATROL Agent only)

BMC PATROL for Hadoop is supported on all the operating systems supported by the PATROL Agent. For a list of operating systems supported by PATROL Agent, see PATROL Agent system requirements.

Apache Hadoop support

  • Apache Hadoop 2.x
  • Big Insite 3.0
  • Cloudera 5.4.1
  • Map R 4.0.1
  • Horton 2.2.4

PATROL products

  • PATROL Agent version 9.6.00 or later
  • Any of the following consoles:
    • PATROL Console for Windows version 3.5.92 or later
    • PATROL Central Operator – Microsoft Windows Edition 7.8.00 or later
    • PATROL Central Operator – Web Edition 7.8.00 or later
Other PATROL products
  • PATROL Installation Utility version 9.6.00 and later
  • Distribution Server version 7.8.20
  • Distribution Client version 7.8.20
Central Monitoring Administration

Disk space

  • PATROL Agent components: 137 MB
  • PATROL console components: 45 MB
  • Console Server components: 44 MB


When installing BMC PATROL for Hadoop with PATROL Installation Utility 9.6.00, a browser is required. For a list of supported browsers, see the PATROL Installation Utility online documentation.


  • If you are installing an Agent or console with BMC PATROL for Hadoop, you must specify the port number to connect to all the agent computers. The default port number is 3181.
  • Specify the port number for Hadoop NameNode. The default NameNode port number is 50070.

Specify the port number you want to connect to. If you want to monitor ResourceManager, DataNode or NodeManager port enter the specific port.

Minimum hardware requirementsx64, 2 CPU, 4 GB RAM


BMC products are certified for use on supported operating system versions. BMC does not explicitly test for OS patches/updates that are released after a BMC product is released.

BMC products should work fine with minor updates to these supported operating systems. For assistance, please contact BMC Customer Support.