Configuring ACLs on HDFS

ACLs are enabled by default. You can use Cloudera Manager to disable ACLs based on your requirements.

  1. Go to the Cloudera Manager Admin Console and navigate to the HDFS service.
  2. Click the Configuration tab.
  3. Select Scope > Service _name.
  4. Select Category > Security.
  5. Locate the Enable Access Control Lists property and clear its checkbox to disable the HDFS ACLs.
  6. Enter a Reason for change, and then click Save Changes to commit the changes.
  7. Restart the NameNode.