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Create a Proxy User

You must specify the proxy user properties for groups and hosts for the Oozie process in the Hadoop core-site.xml file.


  1. In Ambari, select the HDFS component.

  2. Click Configs>Advanced.

  3. Scroll to the Custom core-site section and expand the section.

  4. Specify the following properties:

    Field NameValueDescription
    hadoop.proxyuser.oozie.groups$USER_GROUPS_THAT_ALLOW_IMPERSONATIONA comma-separated list of the groups that the impersonated user belongs to.
    hadoop.proxyuser.oozie.hosts$OOZIE_SERVER_HOSTNAMEA comma-separated list of the hosts from which the user can connect to impersonate a user in the specified groups.