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Set {USER} user in Ranger policy?

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https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/RANGER/Support+for+%24username+variable describes an interesting feature to automagically create dynamic rules for users, for instance a personal db for every users.

Question is: how can we set this in Ranger admin or API? I got the following answer while calling the API:

{"statusCode":1,"msgDesc":"{USER}: user does not exist. policy='test {USER}' service='INT1_hive'"}

1 ACCEPTED SOLUTION

which HDP version are you using because this feature is being supported in latest release only

and we can add it something like this in screenshot

15352-screen-shot-2017-05-12-at-34154-pm.png

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which HDP version are you using because this feature is being supported in latest release only

and we can add it something like this in screenshot

15352-screen-shot-2017-05-12-at-34154-pm.png

Explorer

I'm using HDP 2.5.3.

But thanks I didn't pay attention to the version in the jira (https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/RANGER-698). I'll upgrade then 🙂