-Re: Access remote HBase server with different user names
Damien Hardy 2012-11-14, 16:04
Not sure to understand well.
if zookeeper is running on server1 so
No need for ssh access : just run `hbase shell` on your desktop with the
minimum hbase-site.xml (must be available via $CLASSPATH which is default
as `hbase classpath`) as
As you does not seams to use HDFS HA, no need for core-site.xml neither
2012/11/14 Carsten Schnober <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Dear list,
> I've set up a HBase server on a dedicated machine. Now, I would like to
> be able to access it from a client machine in a typical client mode,
> i.e. not running a Hadoop node on it, but only sending requests to the
> The server machine is called server1, up and running, and reachable from
> the outside, passwordless SSH access _generally_ working. The problem is
> that I'm using different user names on the client machine
> (carsten@ThinkPad-T410) and on the server (schnober@server1).
> Passwordless SSH does work, but how can I configure the username to use?
> I have tried to use the User parameter in the ssh_config file so that it
> maps to the username applicable on the server, but that leads to error
> messages such as the following:
> carsten@carsten-ThinkPad-T410:~/hbase-0.94.2$ bin/start-hbase.sh
> server1: bash: line 0: cd: /home/carsten/hbase-0.94.2/bin/..: File or
> directory not found
> server1: bash: /home/carsten/hbase-0.94.2/bin/hbase-daemon.sh: File or
> directory not found
> When I don't configure SSH to map the username, I'm being prompted for
> the password for carsten@server1 when I start hbase on the client.
> However, the user 'carsten' doesn't exist on the server machine.
> Of course, I could just change usernames on the client or on the server,
> but that does not seem to be a solution because I would like to give
> database access to different users in production mode. Is there any way
> to do so?
> Actually, I also wonder whether it is really necessary to run a master
> on the local machine or whether there is a way to directly access the
> master on the server machine through the HBase shell (or directly
> through Java).
> The configuration file hbase-site.xml is the following:
> Thank you very much!
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