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From Chris Embree <cemb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: 'supergroup' in Hadoop
Date Thu, 12 Sep 2013 01:48:57 GMT
Hadoop (HDFS and MapReduce) get group membership, etc. from the OS.  The
only "exception" is that you define the HDFS Superuser Group in the XML.
 It still must exist at the OS Level, but grants privs at the Hadoop Level.

At least in HDP 1.x


On Wed, Sep 11, 2013 at 9:38 PM, Raj Hadoop <hadoopraj@yahoo.com> wrote:

>
> is this an actual group in Linux at the OS level or just hadoop specific?
>
>   ------------------------------
>  *From:* kun yan <yankunhadoop@gmail.com>
> *To:* "user@hadoop.apache.org" <user@hadoop.apache.org>; Raj Hadoop <
> hadoopraj@yahoo.com>
> *Sent:* Wednesday, September 11, 2013 9:19 PM
> *Subject:* Re: 'supergroup' in Hadoop
>
>  the user group 'supergroup'  like linux root group...
>
>
> 2013/9/12 Raj Hadoop <hadoopraj@yahoo.com>
>
> Hello All,
>
> When we install Hadoop, when does the user group 'supergroup' gets
> created. What is the significance of this ? Do we have any other groups
> apart from this group ?
>
> Thanks,
> Raj
>
>
>
>
> --
>
> In the Hadoop world, I am just a novice, explore the entire Hadoop
> ecosystem, I hope one day I can contribute their own code
>
> YanBit
> yankunhadoop@gmail.com
>
>
>
>

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