Admin users of the  can change settings through the . Login as an admin user, and click the Gear icon. Select Admin Settings.

Platform Settings

Do not modify settings through the Admin Settings page and through at the same time. Saving changes in one interface wipes out any unsaved changes in the other interface. Each requires a platform restart to apply the changes.

Platform administrators can change any parameter value that is available through the web application. Enter some or all of parameter name into the search box to see a set of possible matches.

Do not modify parameters with which you are unfamiliar or have not been instructed to change. Some changes can be harmful to the system. In particular, changing the database connection parameters can break access to the application and the Admin Settings page.


Tip: You can copy setting names from the documentation to search the available set. Search retrieves matches from the setting name and the help text for the parameter. Do not paste in double quotes from documentation samples.

If your search for a parameter comes up empty and you know that the parameter exists, you must make changes on the  in . See Required Platform Configuration.

Search groupings:

If you search for the following strings, which may appear in property descriptions, you can review groups of settings pertaining to the configuration areas listed below. 

NOTE: Do not perform configuration of these areas by simply reviewing and modifying the settings in these parameter groups. Additional configuration may be required. Some required settings may not be grouped, and some of these settings may not be documented. Please review the related documentation sections.

Search stringSetting group
[CORE]Core platform settings.

Settings pertaining to specific Hadoop distributions.

[CLUSTER]Settings that affect how the platform interacts with the integrated backend cluster. See Prepare Hadoop for Integration with the Platform.
[HIVE]Settings pertaining to integration with the Hadoop cluster's instance of Hive. See Configure for Hive.

Settings pertaining to integration with cluster high availability for the . See Enable Integration with Cluster High Availability.

[SECURITY]General settings pertaining to security. See Configure Security.
[SSL]Settings pertaining to SSL access to the platform. See the SSL section in Configure Security.
[ADVANCED]Advanced settings.

When you modify a setting, your change is validated against the data type or set of accepted values. String-based entries cannot be validated.


External Service Settings

AWS EMR Cluster ID

If you have deployed your instance of the  on to Amazon Web Services (AWS) and are connected to an Elastic Map Reduce (EMR) cluster, you can review or modify the cluster identifier in this location. For example, in the event of prolonged outage or failure of the original cluster, you can insert the cluster ID of a secondary cluster to effectively failover to the new cluster. 

NOTE: When you first install and integrate with an EMR cluster, this identifier is stored in the for you. It should be modified only if you need to switch to a different EMR cluster. Only one EMR cluster can be active at any time.

NOTE: If this cluster ID is modified, you must modify any other EMR-related settings to match the corresponding values for the new cluster. Please search for emr among the admin settings.

When you have entered a new cluster ID, click Save.

NOTE: For this setting, you do not have to click the Save button at the bottom of the screen, which restarts the .


You can manage aspects of user accounts through the Admin Settings page. See Manage Users.


You can review overall status of the .  


Tricheck performs a variety of tests of your environment to determine its suitability for use with the .

Tip: Tricheck should be run immediately after the has been installed or upgraded or whenever there are significant changes to the node or its connected cluster.

Checks include but are not limited to:

NOTE: Tricheck performs no data-dependent checking. It cannot assess suitability of the environment for specific data volumes, connections, or data types.

Click Run Tricheck to run checks and download the output log.

Upload License

NOTE: For more information on acquiring an updated license file, please contact .

You can update the license file stored on the . Click Upload License to browse for and select the license file.

For more information on your license, see License Key.


Click Restart Trifacta to immediately restart the platform.  

Tip: The Restart Trifacta button is the preferred method for restarting the platform. A restart is automatically executed when you save changes to the platform settings.

NOTE: This button may not be available in high availability environments. In those deployments, please restart individual services or use the command line command. For more information, see Start and Stop the Platform.