The password of user hdfs


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    Wang Cong

    When the ambari is installed, many users are created, one of these users is HDFS User(hdfs). Does anyone know the password of the user hdfs? Thanks a lot.

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    Neelakanta Kawad

    Hi Wang
    iam also looking for hdfs user password in amabri installed cluster.

    i wrote a script which writes data from remote machine to hdfs which needs hdfsuser password while ssh.
    did find an answer for hdfs, yarn,pig,hive users password???



    Wang Cong

    Hi, Robert, thanks for your reply. In my application, I wanna to transfer files on data node’s local system to name node’s local system. I use Ganymed SSH-2 for java to realize the function, but it needs the password of the user hdfs.


    Robert Molina

    Hi Wang,
    What are you actually trying to do ? If you are logged into a node within the cluster that is root, you should just be able to do an su to hdfs.


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