Enabling Impersonation for any User

Provides a procedure necessary to implement impersonation for any MapR user.

To enable impersonation for any MapR user:

  1. Log in to the system as root, mapr user, or any user with full control.
  2. Generate a servicewithimpersonation ticket for the MapR user.
    For example:
    $ maprlogin generateticket -type servicewithimpersonation -user mapruser1 -out /var/tmp/sample_ticket
    For more information, see maprlogin.
  3. Move the ticket to a secure location and share the ticket with the user (for whom this ticket was generated).
  4. (Optional) Copy the file to a permanent directory.