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Optional Step 9: Configure secure WebHDFS


If you are not using WebHDFS, you can skip this step.

Security for WebHDFS is disabled by default. If you want use WebHDFS with a secure cluster, this is the time to enable and configure it.

To configure secure WebHDFS:

  1. If you have not already done so, enable WebHDFS by adding the following property to the hdfs-site.xml file on every machine in the cluster".
  2. Add the following properties to the hdfs-site.xml file on every machine in the cluster. Replace the example values shown below with the correct settings for your site.
      <value>/etc/hadoop/conf/HTTP.keytab</value> <!-- path to the HTTP keytab -->
This page last updated August 5, 2015