3. HBase

To enable the Ranger HBase plugin on a Kerberos-enabled cluster, perform the steps described below.

  1. Create the system (OS) user hbaseuser. Make sure this user is synced to Ranger Admin (under users/groups tab in the Ranger Admin UI).

  2. Create a Kerberos principal for hbaseuser by entering the following command:

    • kadmin.local -q 'addprinc -pw hbaseuser hbaseuser@example.com

  3. Navigate to the HBase service.

  4. Click on the Config tab and go to advanced ranger-hbase-plugin-properties.

  5. Update the following properties with the values listed in the table below.


    Table 5.3. HBase Plugin Properties

    Configuration Property NameValue
    Ranger repository config userhbaseuser@example.com
    Ranger repository config passwordhbaseuser

  6. After updating these properties, click Save and then restart the HBase service.