How to install Ranger on HDP 2.6.X

Apache Ranger is a plugin based authorization service. It supports various Hadoop components and works on a plugin architecture. Ranger supports services like HDFS, Yarn, Hive, Ranger, and NiFi. Developers can also develop ranger plugins and can make it compatible with other services. This tutorial will focus on how to install Ranger service in the HDP 2.6.X cluster using MySQL database. Ranger supports various databases like Postgresql, MySQL, and Oracle but for this tutorial, we will use MySQL database.

Prerequisites:

HDP 2.6.x cluster

Database Server (Either of MySQL, Oracle or Postgresql)

Steps to install Ranger

From Ambari UI use the option of Add service to add new service

ranger install service

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