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How to disable the download button in Hue Dashboard for a specific user only?


How to disable the download button in Hue Dashboard? I'm currently using 6.3.2 CDH cluster.


I've tried to edit it on the hue.ini but it doesn't change anything here below:

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Also can I disable download button in a specific user?



Expert Contributor


You can change the below Hue configuration from Cloudera Manager

Hue Service → Configuration → Service-Wide → Advanced → Hue Service Advanced Configuration Snippet (Safety Valve) for hue_safety_valve.ini and add the following:


And then restart Hue.


You cannot disable the download option in Hue per user. A more plausible way to not allow any specific path download would be to simply deny the user permission to read or write to the HDFS directory itself.


Hope this helps,


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