Setting file system credentials for Oozie through hadoop properties using Hue Editor
This option allows you to configure additional Oozie credentials with configuration properties. The following example shows how to set up an Oozie workflow with a shell action which uses additional file system credentials.
- In Hue web UI, click Scheduler > Workflow to create a new workflow.
- Click Documents and select Actions in the drop-down list.
Select the Shell icon to the workflow to add a shell
action. The shell command can be echo and its parameter
can be Hello world for this example.
Select the settings under the Edit menu to add
properties to the workflow. The Workflow Settings dialog box is
In the Workflow Settings dialog box, under the
Hadoop Properties section, click + Add
property and add the necessary credentials. The property name
must be in the format similar to
where myCustomCredential is the description of the
credential. The value of this property must be set to a valid filesystem URI,
for example, an S3 bucket URL. Click + Add property to
add additional properties if you want to access more than one s3 bucket, and so
on, as shown in the below figure.
Click Action Settings to set the credential defined in the previous step
to use it in the workflow action where it is needed.
Add a new property to the action with the name
oozie.action.credentials.filesystem and its value must be a
comma-separated list of credential names defined in the hadoop properties. For
example “myCustomCredential,myOtherCustomCredential”. Based on this
property, Oozie requests delegation tokens for the file-systems defined in the