Important Note:

Cloudera Manager version 3 and CDH3 have reached End of Maintenance (EOM) as of June 20th, 2013. Cloudera will not support or provide patches for any of the Cloudera Manager version 3 and CDH3 releases. To view documentation related to later releases, click the Documentation link at the top of this page.

CDH3 Security Guide

About this Guide

This CDH3 Security Guide is for Apache Hadoop developers and system administrators who want to implement Kerberos security on a CDH3 cluster. This guide is intended for those who are using CDH3 because it includes specific instructions about using the Cloudera packages to configure your system.

This guide assumes you know how to install and configure Kerberos, and you have a working Kerberos Key Distribution Center (KDC) and realm setup. For more information about installing and configuring Kerberos, see: