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Ambari Forum

Problem with adding Customized views

  • #54989
    Lucas Liu

    I’m trying to follow the steps from the views document to add customized views into Ambari. However, I failed to find the “views” folder in the specified directory: /var/lib/ambari-server/resources or in other directories, after trying on multiple machines with CentOS 6.5, running Ambari-server
    Any suggestions on this issue?


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  • #55065
    Jeff Sposetti


    You want to make sure you start with Ambari 1.6.0. That is when the first parts of the Views framework made it into a release:

    You can look here for some pointers on the APIs:

    And then there are some examples:


    Lucas Liu

    Thank you for the clarification. I managed to upgrade Ambari to 1.6.0 and successfully deployed my customized view. Now, i’m able to access the webpage using some url: http://server:8080/views/name/version/INSTANCE_1/ .

    My next question is does the current Ambari web UI provide a channel to access all the customized views or is there any alternatives to manually typing in the urls to visit customized webpages?

    Thanks again!!

    Jeff Sposetti

    Browse to http://server:8080/#/experimental and click “views”. When you return to the Ambari Web page, you’ll see the Views icon in the upper-right, which provides a drop-down list of your deployed views.

    Lucas Liu

    Thank you so much! Is this functionality going to be included in the next release?

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