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Setting up users in Hive?

Question asked by MichaelSegel on Oct 25, 2017
Latest reply on Feb 28, 2018 by MichaelSegel

Long story short... re-installed MapR 5.2.

Since its been a while since I've done an install. I figure I missed something.

 

The issue is that when I try to start hive a hive shell I get the following error:

Exception in thread "main" java.lang.RuntimeException: java.io.FileNotFoundException: File /user/msegel/tmp/hive does not exist

 

Yet I created the directory structure /user/msegel/tmp/hive owned by msegel similar to the directory owned by mapr.

 

The other issue is that I can't seem to find any user that has ADMIN rights to hive ... (there isn't a hive user.)

 

And of course... documentation is hard to find.

 

Any suggestions?

 

I can create databases and tables as user mapr, however I need to do this as msegel (which I have set up w mapr admin privileges on the cluster. )

 

THX,

 

-Mike

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