08-05-2015 12:25 PM
Our team has implemented an Oozie custom action and want to deploy it using our internal frameworks (rpm based).We have implemented deployment scripts using the Cloudera Manager Python Client API (see http://cloudera.github.io/cm_api/epydoc/5.4.0/index.html), which seems to require knowing the authentication credentials that is the plaintext user name and password of the cloudera manager server at install time to construct the ApiResource (which has only one constructor), in particular, the documentation reads as follows:
Creates a Resource object that provides API endpoints.Parameters:
Our local security team has suggested using Kerberos Keytabs for authentication (and I'm not expert at Kerberos yet). Can that approach work with the python client interface, if so how?
08-11-2015 09:38 AM - edited 08-11-2015 01:43 PM
The Cloudeara Manager Python Client API does not currently support Kerberos Authentication.
08-12-2015 05:38 AM
Thank you Bill for sharing the information in case anyone else has the same question.