Authentication for HiveServer2

You can configure authentication for in-bound client connection to HiveServer2. Clients of HiveServer 2 include beeline and odbc/jdbc client applications.

Credentials are submitted from the HiveServer2 clients to HiveServer2 as plain text. To secure the credential transmission, MapR supports SSL encryption for HiveServer2. For information about how to configure encryption, see Hive Encryption.

HiveServer2 supports the following authentication methods: