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How to create Home directory for Root in user Hortonwork sandbox 2.4

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Thanks ..

sudo su - hdfs

hdfs dfs -mkdir /user/root

hdfs dfs -chown root:hdfs /user/root

got the answer as well from another thread

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sudo -u hdfs hdfs dfs -mkdir /user/root

sudo -u hdfs hdfs dfs -chown -R root:hdfs /user/root

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You have to ssh to the machine using terminal. There is no hdfs user in Ambari that can create directory as superuser.

Thanks ..

sudo su - hdfs

hdfs dfs -mkdir /user/root

hdfs dfs -chown root:hdfs /user/root

got the answer as well from another thread