Configuring Apache HDFS Encryption
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Delete a Key

How to delete a key, when using the Ranger KMS.


Deleting a key associated with an existing encryption zone will result in data loss.

  1. Log in to Ranger as user keyadmin, password $keyadmin.
  2. Choose the Encryption tab at the top of the Ranger Web UI screen.
  3. Select Ranger KMS service from the drop-down list.
  4. Click on the delete symbol next to the key.
  5. You will see a confirmation pop-up window; confirm or cancel.