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How to configure to access web ui (like hue) via ip address instead host name?

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I have installed cdh successfully and it runs well.

 

But there is one problem now: Whenever I open the web ui included in a module, like Hue or HDFS , the link is presented by the host name rather than ip address. Even though I can replace the host name by ip address manually,  it is very uncomfortable. I don't have administrator access to my computer, so editting the local host file is impossible. 

 

How to solve it? 

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@darouwan,

 

I am not clear on what you links or hostnames you are trying to change.  Can you share a screenshot or two to help us understand?

 

Thanks!

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Rising Star

For example, I have three nodes and change the hosts file as following:

 

10.0.1.10 master

10.0.1.11 slave1

10.0.1.12 slave2

 

After installation, if I click the NameNode WEB UI link under HDFS or HUE, the link direct me to address like master:50070. However I want to change this link to 10.0.1.10:50070 in default, since my dev computer doesn't have host info of master.  Even though I can access the HDFS namenode web ui by type 10.0.1.10:50070 manualy,  it is still a little incovenient. 

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Hello darouwan,

 

You can create an entry in your /etc/hosts file and map your IP address and hostname. This will help to resolve your query.

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Rising Star

Hi ,

I have tried it, however I have no authority to change the hosts file on my computer since the computer is belong to company and I am not an administrator  user. 

 

Even though I can access the web ui directly by changing local host file, it is still not available for other users. After all I cannot force every user to change his/her local host file. 

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Thanks a lot!

 

It may be a good idea for my issue!

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You are welcome buddy.

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hi~ i am facing the same problem....can u show the steps to slove?