Authentication on Secure Clusters for HttpFS

In secure clusters, HttpFS can use any of the following authentication methods:
  • HttpFS authentication, such as native security (data-fabric SASL)
  • Kerberos (for which additional configuration is required)
  • Plain security using PAM, which is determined automatically
In a secure cluster, HttpFS runs a script to set the following properties by default. In a non-secure cluster, you must add the following properties manually to the httpfs-site.xml file: