Depending on your , the following users may be required for installation of the platform and integration with other components in the environment. In some cases, you must also designate a group in which the user or users must belong.
NOTE: Except as noted, you may substitute your own usernames for the default usernames. These substitutions are identified in the documentation references.
In this sections below, you can review the user requirements for various aspects of platform installation and integration.
NOTE: The software must be installed on the node using the
After installation, you can run the platform as the user.
When enabling Single Sign-On, you must specify an Active Directory user to serve as the admin for provisioning users within the .
The installs and maintains two databases.
The Main database is used for managing .
The Jobs database is used for tracking batch execution jobs initiated by the platform.
When the platform interacts with the Hadoop cluster, all actions are brokered through the use of a single Hadoop user account.
NOTE: This user account is specified and used in multiple configurations for integration with the Hadoop cluster.
If Kerberos is enabled on your cluster, you must specify the principal of the Hadoop user for the . Depending on the other components available in the cluster, you may need to specify other Kerberos principals.
You must specify a user that Hive uses to connect to HDFS.
When integrating with HDInsight, you must specify a user for the platform to use with its connections to HDI.