MapR 5.0 Documentation : User Administration in Hue 3.x

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If the Hue interface is configured to use PAM for authentication, you cannot use the Hue interface to create users or edit their passwords. For more information, see Configure Hue Interface Authentication.

Changing Your Password

Once you log in, you can change your password by following these steps:

  1. Click on Username at the top right of the menu bar and select Edit Profile from the drop-down menu. In this example, the username is mapr.

    The Hue Users dialog box opens.
  2. Enter a new password in the Password field.
  3. Retype the password in the Password confirmation field.
  4. Click the Update user button.

Adding Users

When you click on User Admin, all users are displayed. To create more users, follow these steps:

  1. Click on the Add user button.

    The Hue Users - Create users dialog opens.
  2. Fill in username, password, and password confirmation.

    You can finish the process at this stage by clicking Add user. If you want to assign a user to a particular group, click Next and go to step 3..
  3. (Optional) Fill in the user's name and email address, and assign a group.

    Click Add user to finish the process. If you want to assign superuser privileges to the user, click Next to proceed to the next screen.

  4. (Optional)  Assign superuser privileges to the user you just added by checking the Superuserstatus box. Click Add user.