Viewing the Hbase user interface

To view the Hbase UI master, some configuration needs to be done so that the access is via proxy, and if fully secure to your cluster only.

How to do it …

There are two ways to connect to the cluster, as follows:

Using SSH and via Browser:

As we are more browser-centric here, we will be connecting using Firefox and Chrome.

  1. On Mac OS X, choose Applications>Utilities>Terminal and open a Terminal:

    Replace hbase03.pem , replace 8157 with an unused , local port number, and replace ec2-54-252-202-32.ap-southeast-2.compute.amazonaws.com with the master public DNS name of your cluster.

  2. Now you can use the following command:
    ssh –i ~/hbase03.pem –N –D 8157 hadoop@ ec2-54-252-202-32.ap-southeast-2.compute.amazonaws.com
    

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