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Preparing the Cluster

Before you enable Kerberos, your cluster must meet the following prerequisites:


Ambari-managed cluster with Kafka installed.

  • Ambari Version or later

  • Stack version HDP 2.3.2 or later

Installing, Configuring, and Deploying a HDP Cluster in Automated Install with Ambari
Key Distribution Center (KDC) server installed and runningInstalling and Configuring the KDC
JCE installed on all hosts on the cluster (including the Ambari server)Enabling Kerberos Authentication Using Ambari

Links are for Ambari

When all prerequisites are fulfilled, enable Kerberos security. (For more information see Launching the Kerberos Wizard (Automated Setup).)