The following procedures use the operating system package managers to download and install Hue from the MapR Repository. For instructions on setting up the ecosystem repository (which includes Hue), see Preparing Packages and Repositories.
mapr-hue, can be installed on either a MapR cluster node (recommended) or a MapR client node. If you choose to install on a client node, keep in mind that Hue directories are owned by the user who installed Hue.
To install Hue:
Execute the following commands as
root or using
Update the list of available packages.
On Red Hat / CentOS:
On RedHat/ CentOS:
This command installs the most recent hue package available in the configured repository. If you want to install a previous version that is also available in the repository, specify the hue version as well. For example,
yum install mapr-hue-3.6*.
- If the node is a MapR Client node, follow the additional instructions:
To determine who the
Set the following properties in
hue.inito that user.
default_hdfs_superuserproperty to the owner of
/varon the cluster.
<INSTALL_USER>must exist on the cluster on all nodes. It must also be set as the proxy user in all configuration files listed in Configure Hue, depending on the Hue version you are installing.
Installing other Components
Based on your requirements, you may also want to install the following components on at least one node in the cluster.
|HttpFS||Required for viewing files in MapR-FS through the Hue File Browser|
|Hive||Required to run queries with HiveServer2.|
|Oozie||Required to run Oozie workflows.|
|HBase or MapR-DB||Required for access to HBase tables or MapR-DB tables|
|Sqoop2||Required to create and submit jobs to transfer bulk data between structured datastores and the MapR-FS.|
|Spark||Required to process data using the Notebook UI.|
When you finish installing Hue, go to Configure Hue to learn how to configure Hue.