Enabling Knox authentication

Using the auto-discovery function, you can simply enable Knox authentication for SSB using Cloudera Manager.

Apache Knox Gateway is used to help ensure perimeter security for SQL Stream Builder (SSB). With Knox, enterprises can confidently extend the SSB UI and API endpoints to new users without Kerberos complexities. Knox provides a central gateway and has varying degrees of authorization, authentication, SSL, and SSO capabilities to enable a single access point for SSB.

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