Start the Ranger Installation
How to begin installing Ranger via Ambari.
You must have configured a database instance for Ranger.
Log into your Ambari cluster with your designated user credentials.
The main Ambari Dashboard page will be displayed.
In the left navigation menu, click Actions, then select Add
On the Choose Services page, select Ranger, then click Next.
The Ranger Requirements page appears.
Ensure that you have met all of the installation requirements, then select the "I have
met all the requirements above" check box and click Proceed.
You are then prompted to select the host where Ranger Admin will be installed. This host should have DB admin access to the Ranger DB host and User Sync. Notice in the figure below that both the Ranger Admin and Ranger User Sync services will be installed on the primary node in the cluster (c6401.ambari.apache.org in the example shown below).
If you have not already done so, run
ambari-server setup --jdbc-db=$database-type --jdbc-driver=$/jdbc/driver/path.
ambari-server setup --jdbc-db=mysql --jdbc-driver=/usr/share/java/mysql-connector-java.jar
- If you have not already done so, run
You are prompted to Assign Masters. Make a note of the Ranger Admin host for use in
subsequent installation steps. Click Next when finished to continue with the
The Customize Services page appears. These settings are described in the Ranger Installation: Customize Services section.
- On the Assign Slaves and Clients page, click Next.