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linux users are not updating in ranger ui.

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linux users are not updating in ranger ui.

I am not able to see new users from linux into ranger ui.

below is the error log of usersync.log

please help to resolve this.

03 Jan 2019 12:02:15 DEBUG PolicyMgrUserGroupBuilder [UnixUserSyncThread] -     GROUP: hadoop
03 Jan 2019 12:02:15 DEBUG PolicyMgrUserGroupBuilder [UnixUserSyncThread] -     GROUP: users
03 Jan 2019 12:02:15 DEBUG PolicyMgrUserGroupBuilder [UnixUserSyncThread] - USER: aapuser
03 Jan 2019 12:02:15 DEBUG PolicyMgrUserGroupBuilder [UnixUserSyncThread] -     GROUP: aapuser
03 Jan 2019 12:02:15 DEBUG PolicyMgrUserGroupBuilder [UnixUserSyncThread] - USER: hdfs
03 Jan 2019 12:02:15 DEBUG PolicyMgrUserGroupBuilder [UnixUserSyncThread] -     GROUP: hadoop
03 Jan 2019 12:02:15 DEBUG PolicyMgrUserGroupBuilder [UnixUserSyncThread] -     GROUP: hdfs
03 Jan 2019 12:02:15 DEBUG PolicyMgrUserGroupBuilder [UnixUserSyncThread] -     GROUP: hue
03 Jan 2019 12:02:15 DEBUG PolicyMgrUserGroupBuilder [UnixUserSyncThread] - USER: yarn
03 Jan 2019 12:02:15 DEBUG PolicyMgrUserGroupBuilder [UnixUserSyncThread] -     GROUP: hadoop
03 Jan 2019 12:02:15 DEBUG PolicyMgrUserGroupBuilder [UnixUserSyncThread] - USER: hbase
03 Jan 2019 12:02:15 DEBUG PolicyMgrUserGroupBuilder [UnixUserSyncThread] -     GROUP: hadoop
03 Jan 2019 12:02:15 DEBUG PolicyMgrUserGroupBuilder [UnixUserSyncThread] - USER: rescue
03 Jan 2019 12:02:15 DEBUG PolicyMgrUserGroupBuilder [UnixUserSyncThread] -     GROUP: rescue
03 Jan 2019 12:02:15 DEBUG PolicyMgrUserGroupBuilder [UnixUserSyncThread] - USER: mapred
03 Jan 2019 12:02:15 DEBUG PolicyMgrUserGroupBuilder [UnixUserSyncThread] -     GROUP: hadoop
03 Jan 2019 12:02:15 DEBUG PolicyMgrUserGroupBuilder [UnixUserSyncThread] - USER: hcat
03 Jan 2019 12:02:15 DEBUG PolicyMgrUserGroupBuilder [UnixUserSyncThread] -     GROUP: hadoop
03 Jan 2019 12:02:15 DEBUG PolicyMgrUserGroupBuilder [UnixUserSyncThread] - USER: systemd-bus-proxy
03 Jan 2019 12:02:15 DEBUG PolicyMgrUserGroupBuilder [UnixUserSyncThread] -     GROUP: systemd-bus-proxy
03 Jan 2019 12:02:15 DEBUG PolicyMgrUserGroupBuilder [UnixUserSyncThread] - USER: amb_ranger_admin
03 Jan 2019 12:02:15 DEBUG PolicyMgrUserGroupBuilder [UnixUserSyncThread] - USER: hive
03 Jan 2019 12:02:15 DEBUG PolicyMgrUserGroupBuilder [UnixUserSyncThread] - USER: hue
03 Jan 2019 12:02:15 DEBUG PolicyMgrUserGroupBuilder [UnixUserSyncThread] -     GROUP: hadoop
03 Jan 2019 12:02:15 DEBUG PolicyMgrUserGroupBuilder [UnixUserSyncThread] -     GROUP: users
03 Jan 2019 12:02:15 DEBUG PolicyMgrUserGroupBuilder [UnixUserSyncThread] - USER: testuser
03 Jan 2019 12:02:15 DEBUG PolicyMgrUserGroupBuilder [UnixUserSyncThread] -     GROUP: testuser
03 Jan 2019 12:02:15  WARN UnixUserGroupBuilder [UnixUserSyncThread] - DEPRECATED: Unix backend is configured to use /etc/passwd and /etc/group files directly instead of standard system mechanisms.
03 Jan 2019 12:02:15  INFO UserGroupSync [UnixUserSyncThread] - initializing source: org.apache.ranger.unixusersync.process.UnixUserGroupBuilder
03 Jan 2019 12:02:15  INFO UserGroupSync [UnixUserSyncThread] - Begin: initial load of user/group from source==>sink
03 Jan 2019 12:02:15 DEBUG PolicyMgrUserGroupBuilder [UnixUserSyncThread] - INFO: addPMAccount(testuser2)
03 Jan 2019 12:02:15 DEBUG PolicyMgrUserGroupBuilder [UnixUserSyncThread] - INFO: addPMAccount(testuser3)
03 Jan 2019 12:02:15  INFO UserGroupSync [UnixUserSyncThread] - End: initial load of user/group from source==>sink
03 Jan 2019 12:02:15  INFO UserGroupSync [UnixUserSyncThread] - Done initializing user/group source and sink
03 Jan 2019 12:02:18  INFO UnixAuthenticationService [main] - Enabling Unix Auth Service!
03 Jan 2019 12:02:19  INFO UnixAuthenticationService [main] - Enabling Protocol: [SSLv2Hello]
03 Jan 2019 12:02:19  INFO UnixAuthenticationService [main] - Enabling Protocol: [TLSv1]
03 Jan 2019 12:02:19  INFO UnixAuthenticationService [main] - Enabling Protocol: [TLSv1.1]
03 Jan 2019 12:02:19  INFO UnixAuthenticationService [main] - Enabling Protocol: [TLSv1.2]
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Re: linux users are not updating in ranger ui.

The problem is resolved.

We need to update one property for that

ranger.usersync.policymanager.mockrun = false

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Re: linux users are not updating in ranger ui.

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@Harish More

Can you please check if you have set the "ranger.usersync.unix.backend=nss" property inside the "ranger-ugsync-site.xml" file after setting up the SSSD?

Please refer to the following article to get more details about this property followed by a usersync restart.

https://community.hortonworks.com/content/supportkb/222504/unable-to-sync-ranger-user-from-local-uni...

Re: linux users are not updating in ranger ui.

Hi @Jay Kumar SenSharma

I dont have LDAP setup and I didn't setup SSSD as well.

Re: linux users are not updating in ranger ui.

The problem is resolved.

We need to update one property for that

ranger.usersync.policymanager.mockrun = false

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