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How can I run the shell interpreter in Zeppelin as current user?

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How can I run the shell interpreter in Zeppelin as current user?

Expert Contributor

Hi,

Docs says:

"Shell interpreter uses Apache Commons Exec to execute external processes. In Zeppelin notebook, you can use %sh in the beginning of a paragraph to invoke system shell and run commands. Note : Currently each command runs as the user Zeppelin server is running as."

Is there any way we can execute the shell interpreter as the current Zeppelin user? Like introducing a special shell for Apache Commons Exec, passing a $USER parameter etc?

/Best regards, Mats

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Re: How can I run the shell interpreter in Zeppelin as current user?

This needs 2 steps

  1. In the Zeppelin shell interpreter config, enable impersonation
  2. Ensure end user has an OS account on the node where Zeppelin is running.

Thanks

Re: How can I run the shell interpreter in Zeppelin as current user?

Expert Contributor

Hi @vshukla,

How do I enable impersonation for %sh?

I can't find it in the Zeppelin GUI or in the docs?

/Best regards, Mats

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Re: How can I run the shell interpreter in Zeppelin as current user?

Expert Contributor

It is in the interpreter setting page, make sure you are using zeppelin of HDP, community version of zeppelin doesn't have this feature.