How to Set Up the "hdfs" Principal after Enabling AD Kerberos on BDA V4.2 (Doc ID 2065536.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 09, 2017

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.2.0 to 4.2.0 [Release 4.2]
Linux x86-64

Goal


After enabling AD Kerberos on BDA V4.2 the 'hdfs' principal needs to be setup if you need to run hdfs commands as the hdfs user.  It will not be set up by Mammoth automatically. This note details how to do that.

Solution

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