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editing core-site.xml

  • #16064
    zuhair attya

    how can i edit core-site.xml and have persistent values in it.
    our case is that we need to edit this file in order to have HUE working and FileBrowser can access HDFS. what happens is exactly that we add the intended values but whenever we restart all HDFS services the values disappear.

    please help

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  • #16104
    Larry Liu

    Hi, Zuhair

    What kind of installation are you using, Ambari or manual?


    zuhair attya

    hi lary,
    the installation type is ambari..

    Larry Liu

    Hi, Zuhair

    We will have this feature (editing core-site.xml from ambari) in next release Condor which should be released in the next quarter.


    Ken Dale

    With an Ambari installation, Is it possible to edit core-site.xml manually and have the values persist permanently?

    I found “Custom Hadoop Configs” in /#/main/services/HDFS/configs but it is grayed out.

    Seth Lyubich

    Hi Ken,

    Currently you can only edit custom configs during installation process. This functionality is coming in future versions of HDP.

    Hope this helps.


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