Hortonworks HDP Sandbox Environment – A Complete Setup Guide

  1. Link to download Hortonworks-Sandbox Environment –


  1. Link to download Oracle VM VirtualBox Manager.


  1. After installing Oracle VM, click on File 🡪 Import Appliance

Import Virtual image downloaded in Step 1.

  1. Select the image HDP_2.5_virtualbox.ova.(downloaded in Step1). Click Next 🡪 Import.

  1. Start the machine using Oracle VM VirtualBox Manager.



  1.  Type URL – Then, Click on launch Dashboard.

  1. Shutdown the HDP Sandbox Image, Click on ACPI shutdown for a clean shutdown.


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