HDP on Linux – Installation Forum

Users and groups and Hosts

  • #31139
    Rohn Wood

    I could not find a search feature for the forums, so forgive me if this has been covered. The manual install procedures lists 10 users that are “recommended” to be created “on your system.” This “on your system” is somewhat vague: what is “your system?” Every single master, client, and slave? Perhaps I just have not come across the document that specifies the required users/groups for, e.g., Hive Server, client/datanode.

    I am still learning, so if every host requires these users — then so be it.

    Thanks in Advance.

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  • #31191
    Sasha J

    You type the answer yourself:
    Every single master, client, and slave

    Of course, this should correlates to the actual services you install on each box.

    For example, you do not need to have user zookeeper on the nodes where you not plan to run zookeeper.

    Also, there is a helper scripts mentioned in the docs, which could be downloaded and are very helpful.

    Thank you!

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