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From Gaurav Dasgupta <gdsay...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: How to add users in supergroup?
Date Fri, 15 Feb 2013 05:20:22 GMT
OK. Thanks a lot. Understood now.

On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 10:25 PM, Chris Embree <cembree@gmail.com> wrote:

> Check your HDFS config file for the groupname you used as HDFS supergroup.
>  We used hdfs as the group name in our case.
>
> Then just groupadd hdfs  (see man groupadd for additional options)
> Then, when you create users, add them to that group.
>
> useradd -G hdfs newuser
>
> This is more Linux admin than Hadoop centric.
>
>
> On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 9:51 AM, Gaurav Dasgupta <gdsayshi@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Hi All,
>>
>> I have Hadoop installed in my CentOS Linux cluster. I am trying to
>> understand that what are the various ways I can set user level and group
>> level permissions for read/write in HDFS.
>> I have set 770 permission to the some HDFS directory which has the
>> owner:group = hadoop:supergroup.
>>
>> My intension is now to add all those users in "supergroup" whom I want to
>> access the HDFS directory. But, I could not find supergroup in "/etc/group"
>> .
>> What is "supergroup"? How can I add users to "supergroup"?
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Gaurav
>>
>
>

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