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Install Ranger KMS HSM via Ambari with plain text password

How to install the Ranger KMS HSM via Ambari with a plain text password.

  • Install the SafeNet Luna SA Client software (link below).
  • You must have a separate partition for each KMS cluster.
  1. Complete “Installing the Ranger Key Management Service”.
  2. While configuring add the HSM related properties in Advanced dbks-site Menu (dbks-site.xml):
    • ranger.ks.hsm.enabled=true
    • Name
    • ranger.ks.hsm.partition.password=Partition Password
    • ranger.ks.hsm.type=LunaProvider
  3. Click on Next and follow the instructions to install Ranger KMS.