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How to install Hue on the HDP 2.6.1. sandbox (and thus CentOS 7)

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How to install Hue on the HDP 2.6.1. sandbox (and thus CentOS 7)

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For academic purposes I want to be able teach Hadoop using a HDP 2.6.1 sandbox (with HDF 3.0 also), but also include Hue (latest version, of course).

I believe that there are some known problems with Hue in CentOS 7, the basis for the HDP sandbox, and that might pose a problem..

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Re: How to install Hue on the HDP 2.6.1. sandbox (and thus CentOS 7)

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I have built and deployed Hue 4.0.0 on CentOS just fine. What exact problems are you referring to?

Granted, I have done this within an actual production system, not the sandbox, but I don't see why it would be any different.

If using the Dockerized sandbox, I would recommend setting up Hue within docker-compose. And if you are using that route, just use the Hue docker container and configure the hue.ini file accordingly. https://github.com/cloudera/hue/tree/master/tools/docker

If you want to try to install it via Ambari, there is a service for that too. https://github.com/EsharEditor/ambari-hue-service

Re: How to install Hue on the HDP 2.6.1. sandbox (and thus CentOS 7)

I have taken the (now broken) EsharEditor Repo and made it work for HDP2 & 3, with Hue 3 & 4, and bundled into an ambari management pack.  Details here:

https://github.com/steven-dfheinz/dfhz_hue_mpack

 


 


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Thanks,



Steven

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