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From Robert Levas <>
Subject Re: Values reset to default after disabling kerberos
Date Mon, 11 Jul 2016 18:42:51 GMT
Hi Anita…

This is the expected behavior.  When disabling Kerberos, the configuration properties changed
while enabling Kerberos are reverted back to the relevant stack’s default values. There
are many reasons for this, one of which has to do with upgrading Ambari or the stack after
Kerberos was enabled. With this scenario, simply revering back to an earlier version of the
configurations is not a good idea since property sets and/or property meanings could have


On 7/11/16, 1:49 PM, "Anita Jebaraj" <> wrote:

Hello everyone,

I have a question regarding the values for the kerberos related properties
being reset to the default value after disabling kerberos.

I tried this scenario in properties like and

For ex: I changed the port number for the property dfs.datanode.address
from to

When enabling kerberos the value is changed to, which is
expected, but after disabling kerberos, the value is reset back to value) instead of the user customized value Can someone please confirm if this is a defect or an
expected behavior for kerberos related properties.

Anita Jebaraj

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