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Creating and Configuring a Files View Instance

To create and configure a Files View instance:

Steps

  1. Browse to the Ambari Admin page.

  2. Click Views, expand the Files View, and click Create Instance.

  3. In Details, enter the following values for View instance properties:

    Property

    Description

    Value

    Instance Name

    This is the Files view instance name. This value should be unique for all Files view instances you create. This value cannot contain spaces and is required.

    FILES_1

    Display Name

    This is the name of the view link displayed to the user in Ambari Web.

    MyFiles

    Description

    This is the description of the view displayed to the user in Ambari Web.

    Browse HDFS files and directories.

    Visible

    This checkbox determines whether the view is displayed to users in Ambari Web.

    Visible or Not Visible

  4. Information that you provide in Settings and Cluster Configuration depends on your environment; specifically, whether:

    • your cluster is Kerberos-enabled or not

    • NameNode HA is enabled or not

    • your Files View instance is being configured in an operational or a standalone Ambari server

    Refer to the following table for instructions to complete the Files View configuration:

    Kerberos Enabled

    NameNode HA Enabled

    Operational Ambari Server

    Standalone Ambari Server

    No

    No

    Settings: defaults

    Cluster Configuration: Local

    Settings: defaults

    Cluster Configuration: Custom

    No

    Yes

    Yes

    No

    Settings : Kerberos

    Cluster Configuration : Custom

    Yes

    Yes

    Settings: Kerberos

    Cluster Configuration: Custom

The Local Ambari Managed Cluster Configuration option is enabled in the Ambari Admin page only if you are managing a cluster in an Operational Ambari Server.

More Information

Local Cluster Configuration

Custom Cluster Configuration

Kerberos Settings

Running Ambari Standalone