Apache Ranger provides centralized security for the Enterprise Hadoop ecosystem, including fine-grained access control and centralized audit mechanism, all essential for Enterprise Hadoop. This blog covers various details of Apache Ranger’s audit framework options available with Apache Ranger Release 0.4.0 in HDP 2.2 and how they can be configured.
The audit framework can be configured to send access audit logs generated by Apache Ranger plug-ins to one or more of the following destinations:
- RDBMS: MySQL or Oracle
- Log4j appender