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hadoop.proxyuser.root.groups config setting. What exactly is it?

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@jsensharma Could you explain a little more about what exactly this 

hadoop.proxyuser.root.groups

config is? Any docs describing it more?

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Re: hadoop.proxyuser.root.groups config setting. What exactly is it?

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Hi,

 

``You can configure proxy user using properties hadoop.proxyuser.$superuser.hosts along with either or both of hadoop.proxyuser.$superuser.groups and hadoop.proxyuser.$superuser.users.``

 

Refer:

[1] https://hadoop.apache.org/docs/current/hadoop-project-dist/hadoop-common/Superusers.html