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Explorer
Posts: 16
Registered: ‎12-30-2013

cloudera manager installation path C

Dear All, 

I am installing Cloudera Manager via path C tarball on ubuntu LTS

 

I have created a system user cloudera-scm 

 

So when I start admin wizard where I need to specify hosts , it also asks for user - does the cloudera-scm user needs to be specified there?

 

If so it needs passwordless sudo access - can passowrd less sudo be given to system account cloudera-scm if so how ? being a system system account I am not able to login as cloudera-scm OR after logging on as another interactive user I am not able to su to cloudera-scm to do generate the ssh keys as cloudera-scm .

 

Am I missing something? please help

 

Thanks 

Regards

Cloudera Employee
Posts: 509
Registered: ‎07-30-2013

Re: cloudera manager installation path C

Hi,

 

The wizard is asking for a user that can ssh into those machines and install software. It does not need to be the same as the user for the Cloudera Manager process, and usually is a different user. For example, you could have Cloudera Manager run as cloudera-scm, and install software using root.

 

Thanks,

Darren

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Registered: ‎12-30-2013

Re: cloudera manager installation path C

thanks
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