1. Create and Secure the Gateway Directories

Installing Knox Gateway with the platform-specific installers creates the following directories:


  • knox-X.X.X.X.X.X.X-XXXX -- the $gateway directory. For example, D:/hdp/knox- The directory contains the following files:


    Table 2.1. Apache Service Gateway Directores

    conf/topologiesContains global gateway configuration files.
    binContains the executable shell scripts, batch files, and JARs for clients and servers.
    deploymentsContains cluster topology descriptor files that define Hadoop clusers.
    libContains the JARs for all the components that make up the gateway.
    depContains the JARs for all of the component upon which the gateway depends.
    extA directory where user-supplied extensions JARs can be placed to extends the gateway functionality.
    samplesContains a number of samples that can be used to explore the functionality of the gateway.
    templatesContains default configuration files that can be copied and customized.
    READMEProvides basic informaiton about the Apache Knox Gateway.
    ISSUESDescribes significant known issues.
    CHANGESEnumerates the changes between releases.
    LICENSEDocuments the license under which this software is provided.
    NOTICEDocuments required attribution notices for included dependencies.
    DISCLAIMERDocuments that this release is from a project undergoing incubaiton at Apache.

  • SystemDrive/hadoop/logs knox --contains the output files from the Knox Gateway.

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