Can Not Log into Hue as hdfs Superuser after BDA 3.1 Install with Kerberos

(Doc ID 1926962.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 17, 2014

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 3.1.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Logging into the Hue UI for the first time after a new BDA V3.1 install with Kerberos enabled, as ‘hdfs’(HUE superuser)  fails with:

Error!
Invalid username or password.

 

Like:

 

Both CM logs and logs under /var/log/hue on Node 4 (Hue server) show the following:

1. From runcpserver.log:

[02/Sep/2014 12:32:32 -0700] access         INFO     *.*.*.* hdfs - "GET /jobbrowser/ HTTP/1.1"
[02/Sep/2014 12:32:32 -0700] kerberos_    ERROR    handle_other(): Mutual authentication unavailable on 200 response
[02/Sep/2014 12:33:04 -0700] access         INFO     *.*.*.* hdfs - "GET /jobbrowser/ HTTP/1.1"
[02/Sep/2014 12:33:04 -0700] kerberos_    ERROR    handle_other(): Mutual authentication unavailable on 200 response
...


2. From error.log:

[02/Sep/2014 12:31:00 -0700] kerberos_    ERROR    handle_other(): Mutual authentication unavailable on 200 response
[02/Sep/2014 12:31:31 -0700] kerberos_    ERROR    handle_other(): Mutual authentication unavailable on 200 response
....

 

Cause

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