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Amit Anand
Certified Hadoop Administrator, Fortune 100 Company
Amit Anand has over 16 years of experience in the Information Technology field, as well as extensive experience in big data, including expertise in designing, deploying and managing large Hadoop clusters and eco system tools. Amit is a certified Hadoop administrator and is currently working for a Fortune 100 client, where he is managing a Hadoop installation of 400 nodes that includes a production and disaster recovery site that spans across multiple data centers, built using the MapR M5 Distribution for Hadoop. Amit earned a Master’s degree in Computer Science and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in India. To learn more about Amit, visit his LinkedIn profile: www.linkedin.com/in/amit9anand

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Posted on April 2, 2014 by Amit Anand

In this blog I will show you how set up authentication for HiveServer2 (HS2) using pluggable authentication module (PAM). Once configured, all HS2 clients (JDBC and ODBC) will require a valid username and password to connect. A validation error will be thrown if an invalid username and password is passed. This authentication doesn’t apply to hive cli (command line interface) as it doesn’t go through HS2. Please remember that HS2 authentication only controls connection to hive and not the actual data.

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