Configuring DSE Client for Kerberos Authentication


Install MIT Kerberos tools required by the configuration procedures:

Setting the JAAS configuration file location

Set the location to the configuration file using the .dserc file or environment variables.

Providing Kerberos credentials using a keytab file

Configure a Kerberos keytab file for DSE clients.

Providing Kerberos credentials using a ticket cache

Configure a Kerberos Ticket Cache for DSE clients.

Running Spark jobs with Kerberos

Spark jobs may be run against a Kerberos-enabled DataStax Enterprise database.

Loading data into a remote Kerberos enabled cluster

Configure sstableloader with Kerberos to load data from an sstable into a remote DataStax Enterprise cluster with Kerberos enabled.

Using DSE Graph and Gremlin console with Kerberos

Configure Kerberos authentication in the DataStax Graph remote.yaml file.

Using dsetool with Kerberos enabled cluster

Steps to enable dsetool to use Kerberos authentication.

Providing Kerberos credentials when starting CQL shell

Run cqlsh against a Kerberos-enabled cluster.

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