Managing and Monitoring a Cluster
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Customize the HDFS home directory

By default, the HDFS home directory is set to /user/[USER_NAME]. You can use the dfs.user.home.base.dir property to customize the HDFS home directory.
  1. In Ambari Web, browse to Services > HDFS > Configs > Advanced.
  2. Click Custom hdfs-site, then click Add Property.
  3. On the Add Property pop-up, add the following property:
    Where [HOME_DIRECTORY] is the path to the new home directory.
  4. Click Add, then save the new configuration and restart, as prompted.