Authenticating Hue users with PAM

You can use Pluggable Authentication Modules (PAM) for authentication in Hue.

  1. Log in to Cloudera Manager as an Administrator.
  2. Go to Clusters > Hue > Configuration and select desktop.auth.backend.PamBackend from the Authentication Backend drop-down menu.
    The default value of the PAM Backend Service Name property is login.
  3. Click Save Changes.
  4. Restart the Hue service.