Scaling Namespaces and Optimizing Data Storage
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Customize the HDFS home directory

By default, the HDFS home directory is set to /user/<user_name>. Use the dfs.user.home.base.dir property to customize the HDFS home directory.

In hdfs-site.xml file, set the value of the dfs.user.home.base.dir property.

  <description>Base directory of user home.</description>
In the example, <value> is the path to the new home directory.