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  1. Preface
  2. Workflow Manager
  3. Workflows and Worklets
  4. Sessions
  5. Session Configuration Object
  6. Tasks
  7. Sources
  8. Targets
  9. Connection Objects
  10. Validation
  11. Scheduling and Running Workflows
  12. Sending Email
  13. Workflow Monitor
  14. Workflow Monitor Details
  15. Session and Workflow Logs
  16. POWERCENTERHELP
  17. Session Properties Reference
  18. Workflow Properties Reference

Hadoop HDFS Connection Properties

Hadoop HDFS Connection Properties

To connect to a Hadoop cluster through an HDFS host, configure a Hadoop HDFS application connection.
You connect to a Hadoop cluster through an HDFS host that runs the name node service for a Hadoop cluster.
The following table describes the properties that you configure for a Hadoop HDFS application connection:
Property
Description
Name
The connection name used by the Workflow Manager. Connection name cannot contain spaces or other special characters, except for the underscore character.
User Name
The name of the user in the Hadoop group that is used to access the HDFS host.
Password
Disabled. Authentication is not supported.
Host Name
The name of HDFS host that runs the name node service for the Hadoop cluster.
HDFS Port
The port number of the name node.
Hive Driver Name
The name of the Hive driver.
By default, the driver name is:
org.apache.hadoop.hive.jdbc.HiveDriver
Hive URL
The URL to the Hive host.
Specify the URL in the following format:
jdbc:hive://
hostname
:
portnumber
/default
Hive User Name
Not used. The Hive user name.
Hive Password
Not used. The password for the Hive user.
Hadoop Distribution
The name of the Hadoop distribution. You can choose one of the following options:
  • Apache
  • Cloudera
Default is Apache.