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Prerequisites for Running Admin Toolkit in a Secure Environment

For secured nodes and clusters, two policies should be configured in advance:

  • Access the controller - A user that will have access to these utilities should be authorized in NiFi by creating an "access the controller" policy (/controller) with both view and modify rights.

  • Proxy user request - If not previously set node's identity (the DN value of the node's certificate) should be authorized to proxy requests on behalf of a user

When executing either the notify or node manager tools in a secured environment the proxyDN flag option should be used in order to properly identify the user that was authorized to execute these commands. In non-secure environments, or if running the status operation on the Node Manager tool, the flag is ignored.