Chapter 4. Ranger Plugins Overview

There are a number of Ranger plugins that must be enabled before using Ranger. The sections below describe how to enable each of these plugins.

Make sure the JDBC driver is available in the hosts where the Ranger plugin will be installed (e.g. the NameNode host in case of HDFS plugin, Hbase master and region server in case of HBase plugin) in the specified path during Ranger Admin installation. For example, create the folder /usr/share/java and copy mysql-connector-java.jar if it is not already there.

If you are using a Kerberos-enabled cluster, there are a number of steps you need to follow to ensure you can use the different Ranger plugins on a Kerberos cluster. These plugins are: