Enabling ABFS file browser for Hue configured with IDBroker
You can directly access the Azure file storage from Hue to upload files and tables to Azure file storage and import CSV files as tables directly in Hue by enabling the ABFS file browser on the Hue user interface.
core-site.xmlfile. Verify that the following property is present in the
<property> <name>fs.azure.ext.cab.address</name> <value>https://<idbrokerurl>:8444/gateway</value> </property>
This property is automatically appended to the
when you enable Knox IDBroker on your cluster.
- Sign in to Cloudera Manager as an Admin user.
- Go to .
Specify the following in the Hue Server Advanced Configuration
Snippet (Safety Valve) for hue_safety_valve_server.ini
[desktop] # Remove the file browser from the blacklisted apps. # Tweak the app_blacklist property to suit your app configuration. app_blacklist=spark,zookeeper,hive,hbase,search,oozie,jobsub,pig,sqoop,security [azure] [[abfs_clusters]] [[[default]]] fs_defaultfs=abfs://<container_name>@<storage_name>.dfs.core.windows.net webhdfs_url=https://<storage_name>.dfs.core.windows.net/The custom configuration is stored in the
- Click Save Changes.
Restart the Hue service.
The ABFS file browser icon appears on the left Assist panel as well as on the left navigation bar on the Hue web interface.
You must manually grant the following application permission to non-admin users and
groups for them to be able to view and access ABFS File Browser in Hue:
filebrowser.abfs_access:Access to ABFS from filebrowser and
You must also add the CDP users and groups to IAM role mappings.