Reporting Engine: Enable LDAP Authentication

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This topic provides instructions on how to enable LDAP mode of authentication using Active Directory for HiveServer2.


Perform the following steps to enable LDAP authentication for HiveServer2:

  1. Log on to the RSA Analytics Warehouse appliance as root user.
  2. Navigate to /opt/mapr/hive/hive-0.11/ directory. Type the following command and press ENTER:

    cd /opt/mapr/hive/hive-0.11/

  3. Edit the file hive-site.xml. Type the following command and press ENTER:

    vi hive-site.xml

  4. Add the following properties under <Configuration> tag:

     <property> <name>hive.server2.authentication</name> <value>LDAP</value> </property> <property> <name>hive.server2.authentication.ldap.url</name> <value>LDAP_URL</value> </property> 

    Where LDAP_URL is the URL of the LDAP Server.

  5. Restart HiveServer2.


You can now log on HiveServer2 using the LDAP credentials.

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