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Ranger 0.4 usersync, missing local linux group in Ranger

Guru

Hi, I am running Ranger 0.4 with local linux usersync.

On the linux boxes I have defined two additional groups called "hadoop-users" and "hadoop-admins".

After restarting ranger-usersync, there is just the group "hadoop-users" visible in Ranger-Admin-Webui, but "hadoop-admins" is missing?!?!

What is going on there ?!?!

Thanks and regards, Gerd

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Re: Ranger 0.4 usersync, missing local linux group in Ranger

Guru

Hello,

just to update you on the real solution of the problem:

it was causes by an underlying SSL cert. issue after enabling Ranger-HTTPS. The issue got solved by importing the ranger-admin trust into the java keystore "/usr/java/jdk1.7.0_79/jre/lib/security/cacerts"

Assuming you have a Ranger cert in /etc/ranger/admin/conf/ranger-admin-keystore.jks, then:

sudo /usr/java/jdk1.7.0_79/bin/keytool -export -keystore /etc/ranger/admin/conf/ranger-admin-keystore.jks -alias ranger-admin -file ranger-admin-trust.cer

sudo /usr/java/jdk1.7.0_79/bin/keytool -import -file /etc/hadoop/conf/ranger-admin-trust.cer -alias ranger-admin -keystore /usr/java/jdk1.7.0_79/jre/lib/security/cacerts

#followed by a Ranger- and usersync-restart

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Re: Ranger 0.4 usersync, missing local linux group in Ranger

Guru

Hello @sneethiraj ,

thanks for your answer.

On all nodes the group hadoop-admins contains:

hadoop-admins:x:23231:w999711,w1004360,hdfs

and at least the user 'hdfs' is a local user and already sync'ed into Ranger, and I also restarted the ranger-usersync service with the following log entries:

18 Dec 2015 08:42:00  INFO UnixAuthenticationService [main] - Starting User Sync Service!
18 Dec 2015 08:42:00  INFO UnixAuthenticationService [main] - Enabling Unix Auth Service!
18 Dec 2015 08:42:00  INFO UserGroupSync [UnixUserSyncThread] - initializing sink: com.xasecure.unixusersync.process.PolicyMgrUserGroupBuilder
18 Dec 2015 08:42:00  INFO UnixAuthenticationService [main] - Enabling Protocol: [SSLv2Hello]
18 Dec 2015 08:42:00  INFO UnixAuthenticationService [main] - Enabling Protocol: [TLSv1]
18 Dec 2015 08:42:00  INFO UnixAuthenticationService [main] - Enabling Protocol: [TLSv1.1]
18 Dec 2015 08:42:00  INFO UnixAuthenticationService [main] - Enabling Protocol: [TLSv1.2]
18 Dec 2015 08:42:01  INFO UserGroupSync [UnixUserSyncThread] - initializing source: com.xasecure.unixusersync.process.UnixUserGroupBuilder
18 Dec 2015 08:42:01  INFO UserGroupSync [UnixUserSyncThread] - Begin: initial load of user/group from source==>sink
18 Dec 2015 08:42:01  INFO UserGroupSync [UnixUserSyncThread] - End: initial load of user/group from source==>sink
18 Dec 2015 08:42:01  INFO UserGroupSync [UnixUserSyncThread] - Done initializing user/group source and sink

But I still cannot see the group hadoop-admins in Ranger:

917-hadoop-groups.png

What else to check ? Is there some Debug output possible for usersync process ?!?

Re: Ranger 0.4 usersync, missing local linux group in Ranger

Hi @Gerd Koenig

Do any of the users sync'ed part of hadoop-admins group?

Thanks,

Re: Ranger 0.4 usersync, missing local linux group in Ranger

Guru

Hi @vperiasamy ,

yes, the user 'hdfs' has been sync'ed to Ranger and he is part of that group on OS level (the hadoop-admins group exists on all nodes in the cluster and 'hdfs' is member on all nodes as well).

995-user-hdfs.png

=> user is there, but the group not....

Any hint highly appreciated 😉

Re: Ranger 0.4 usersync, missing local linux group in Ranger

Guru

Hello,

just to update you on the real solution of the problem:

it was causes by an underlying SSL cert. issue after enabling Ranger-HTTPS. The issue got solved by importing the ranger-admin trust into the java keystore "/usr/java/jdk1.7.0_79/jre/lib/security/cacerts"

Assuming you have a Ranger cert in /etc/ranger/admin/conf/ranger-admin-keystore.jks, then:

sudo /usr/java/jdk1.7.0_79/bin/keytool -export -keystore /etc/ranger/admin/conf/ranger-admin-keystore.jks -alias ranger-admin -file ranger-admin-trust.cer

sudo /usr/java/jdk1.7.0_79/bin/keytool -import -file /etc/hadoop/conf/ranger-admin-trust.cer -alias ranger-admin -keystore /usr/java/jdk1.7.0_79/jre/lib/security/cacerts

#followed by a Ranger- and usersync-restart

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Re: Ranger 0.4 usersync, missing local linux group in Ranger

@Gerd Koenig

You should be able to accept your own answer now