Enabling LDAP Authentication for impala-shell

To connect to Impala using LDAP authentication, you specify command-line options to the impala-shell command interpreter and enter the password when prompted.


Enables LDAP authentication.


Sets the user. Per Active Directory, the user is the short username, not the full LDAP distinguished name. If your LDAP settings include a search base, use the --ldap_bind_pattern on the impalad daemon to translate the short user name from impala-shell automatically to the fully qualified name.

impala-shell automatically prompts for the password.