Enabling browsing files on Kerberized HDFS from Hue in CDW Private Cloud

Because SPNEGO is disabled in Cloudera Data Warehouse (CDW) Private Cloud, by default, you cannot browse files on Kerberized HDFS cluster using the Hue File Browser. To enable access, you must set the security_enabled property to true in the Hue Advanced Configurations (hue-safety-valve) in CDW.

  1. Log in to the Data Warehouse service as DWAdmin.
  2. Select a Virtual Warehouse on which you want to enable access to the Kerberized HDFS cluster from Hue and click > Edit.
    The Virtual Warehouse Details page is displayed.
  3. Go to Configurations > Hue, select hue-safety -valve from the Configuration files drop-down list, and add the following lines:
  4. Click Apply Changes.