A Parcel encapsulate a specific product and version. For example, (CDH 4.1). A parcel is downloaded, distributed to all the machines of a cluster and then allowed to be activated.
> The available parcels are determined by which cluster they will be running on. For example, a SLES parcel won't show up for a RHEL cluster.
|product||product (string)||The name of the product, e.g. CDH, Impala|
|version||version (string)||The version of the product, e.g. 1.1.0, 2.3.0.|
Returns the current stage of the parcel.
There are a number of stages a parcel can be in. There are two types of stages - stable and transient. A parcel is in a transient stage when it is transitioning between two stable stages. The stages are listed below with some additional information.
|state||state (apiParcelState)||The state of the parcel. This shows the progress of state transitions and if there were any errors.|
|clusterRef||clusterRef (apiClusterRef)||Readonly. A reference to the enclosing cluster.|