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

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

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

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

  3. Navigate to the HBase service.

  4. Click 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 3.18. HBase Plugin Properties

    Configuration Property NameValue
    Ranger service config userrangerhbaselookup@example.com
    Ranger service config passwordrangerhbaselookup

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