Enabling WebHDFS

Minimum Required Role: Configurator (also provided by Cluster Administrator, Full Administrator)

To enable WebHDFS, proceed as follows:
  1. Select the HDFS service.
  2. Click the Configuration tab.
  3. Expand the Service-Wide category and click the Enable WebHDFS checkbox.
  4. Click the Save Changes button.
  5. Restart the HDFS service.

You can find a full explanation of the WebHDFS API in the WebHDFS API documentation.