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NIFI Failed to refresh Ranger Policies

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Hi Team,

We have integrated NIFI with Ranger. Also cluster is kerberized. NIFI is SSL enabled but Ranger is not SSL enabled.

We are getting following error in nifi-app.log:

2018-06-25 06:44:48,636 INFO [main] o.a.n.r.a.RangerBasePluginWithPolicies Converting Ranger ServicePolicies model into NiFi policy model for viewing purposes in NiFi UI.
2018-06-25 06:44:48,641 WARN [main] o.a.n.r.a.RangerBasePluginWithPolicies Resources [*] include a wildcard value. Skipping policy for viewing purposes. Will still be used for access decisions.
2018-06-25 06:44:48,652 INFO [main] o.a.r.plugin.service.RangerBasePlugin Policies will NOT be reordered based on number of evaluations
2018-06-25 06:44:48,710 ERROR [Thread-15] o.a.ranger.plugin.util.PolicyRefresher PolicyRefresher(serviceName=MMCHDPDEV_nifi): failed to refresh policies. Will continue to use last known version of policies (69)
com.sun.jersey.api.client.ClientHandlerException: java.lang.RuntimeException: java.lang.NullPointerException
        at com.sun.jersey.client.urlconnection.URLConnectionClientHandler.handle(URLConnectionClientHandler.java:155)
        at com.sun.jersey.api.client.Client.handle(Client.java:652)
        at com.sun.jersey.api.client.WebResource.handle(WebResource.java:682)
        at com.sun.jersey.api.client.WebResource.access$200(WebResource.java:74)
        at com.sun.jersey.api.client.WebResource$Builder.get(WebResource.java:509)
        at org.apache.ranger.admin.client.RangerAdminRESTClient$3.run(RangerAdminRESTClient.java:122)
        at org.apache.ranger.admin.client.RangerAdminRESTClient$3.run(RangerAdminRESTClient.java:115)
        at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method)
        at javax.security.auth.Subject.doAs(Subject.java:360)
        at org.apache.hadoop.security.UserGroupInformation.doAs(UserGroupInformation.java:1678)
        at org.apache.ranger.admin.client.RangerAdminRESTClient.getServicePoliciesIfUpdated(RangerAdminRESTClient.java:125)
        at org.apache.ranger.plugin.util.PolicyRefresher.loadPolicyfromPolicyAdmin(PolicyRefresher.java:264)
        at org.apache.ranger.plugin.util.PolicyRefresher.loadPolicy(PolicyRefresher.java:202)
        at org.apache.ranger.plugin.util.PolicyRefresher.run(PolicyRefresher.java:171)
Caused by: java.lang.RuntimeException: java.lang.NullPointerException
        at sun.net.www.protocol.http.HttpURLConnection.getInputStream0(HttpURLConnection.java:1506)
        at sun.net.www.protocol.http.HttpURLConnection.getInputStream(HttpURLConnection.java:1492)
        at sun.net.www.protocol.http.HttpURLConnection.getHeaderField(HttpURLConnection.java:3036)
        at java.net.HttpURLConnection.getResponseCode(HttpURLConnection.java:489)
        at com.sun.jersey.client.urlconnection.URLConnectionClientHandler._invoke(URLConnectionClientHandler.java:253)
        at com.sun.jersey.client.urlconnection.URLConnectionClientHandler.handle(URLConnectionClientHandler.java:153)
        ... 13 common frames omitted
Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException: null
        at java.util.Base64$Encoder.encode(Base64.java:261)
        at java.util.Base64$Encoder.encodeToString(Base64.java:315)
        at sun.net.www.protocol.http.NegotiateAuthentication.setHeaders(NegotiateAuthentication.java:208)
        at sun.net.www.protocol.http.HttpURLConnection.getInputStream0(HttpURLConnection.java:1749)
        at sun.net.www.protocol.http.HttpURLConnection.getInputStream(HttpURLConnection.java:1492)
        at java.net.HttpURLConnection.getResponseCode(HttpURLConnection.java:480)
        ... 15 common frames omitted
2018-06-25 06:44:49,821 INFO [main] o.a.n.r.v.FileBasedVariableRegistry Loaded 104 properties from system properties and environment variables
2018-06-25 06:44:49,821 INFO [main] o.a.n.r.v.FileBasedVariableRegistry Loaded a total of 104 properties.  Including precedence overrides effective accessible registry key size is 104

Ranger Policies are not getting applied for NIFI.

How to resolve it. Please suggest.

Thanks,

Bhushan

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@Bhushan Kandalkar Is the Test Connection for Ranger NiFi repo working fine?

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@Arti Wadhwani, Test Connection for Ranger NiFi repo is working fine.

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@Bhushan Kandalkar - what do you see in Ranger logs for the same timeframe?

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