Hadoop Security Guide
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When HBase is configured with Ranger, and specifically XASecure Authorizer, you may only grant and revoke privileges.

Use the following steps to enable the Ranger HBase plugin.

  1. On the Ranger Configs page, select the Ranger Plugin tab.

  2. Under HBase Ranger Plugin, select On, then click Save in the black menu bar.

  3. A Save Configuration pop-up appears. Type in a note describing the changes you just made, then click Save.

  4. A Dependent Configuration pop-up appears. Click OK to confirm the configuration updates.

  5. Click OK on the Save Configuration Changes pop-up.

  6. Select HBase in the navigation menu, then select Restart > Restart All Affected to restart the HBase service and load the new configuration.

  7. Click Confirm Restart All on the confirmation pop-up to confirm the HBase restart.

  8. After HBase restarts, the Ranger plugin for HBase will be enabled.