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From Sergey Murylev <sergeymury...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: CDH4 administration through one account
Date Tue, 29 Apr 2014 02:37:40 GMT
Hi Raj,
> Should 'john1' be included in the 'sudoers' file ?
Hadoop don't use root privileges. But it has some built-in users and
groups like hdfs, mapred, etc. I think you should add your admin user at
least to groups hdfs and mapred.


On 28/04/14 23:40, Raj Hadoop wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a cluster CDH4. How can one perform hadoop admin without root
> access. Basically an account like 'john1' on the cluster want to have
> access to hdfs, mapred etc.,
> Should 'john1' be included in the 'sudoers' file ?
> What instructions should I ask System Admin team to have 'john1'
> access the hadoop accounts and perform hadoop admin realted activities.
> Please advise.
> Regards,
> Raj

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