What is WebHDFS port?

What is WebHDFS port?

The default port is 50070.

How do I find my WebHDFS port?

Use the -P port command to identify the WebHDFS port number. This is the port on which Name Node listens for WebHDFS HTTP requests. This port is typically 5870 or 50070, depending upon Hadoop distributions.

What is WebHDFS in Hadoop?

WebHDFS provides web services access to data stored in HDFS. At the same time, it retains the security the native Hadoop protocol offers and uses parallelism, for better throughput. To enable WebHDFS (REST API) in the name node and data nodes, you must set the value of dfs. webhdfs.

How do I access WebHDFS?

Steps to enable WebHDFS:

  1. Enable WebHDFS in HDFS configuration file. ( hdfs-site.xml) Set dfs. webhdfs. enabled as true.
  2. Restart HDFS daemons.
  3. We can now access HDFS with the WebHDFS API using Curl calls.

How do I enable WebHDFS in Hadoop?

Enable or disable WebHDFS (Web UI)

  1. Click Protocols > Hadoop (HDFS) > Settings.
  2. From the Current Access Zone list, select the access zone that you want to enable or disable WebHDFS for.
  3. From the HDFS Protocol Settings area, select or clear the Enable WebHDFS Access checkbox.
  4. Click Save Changes.


WEBHDFS is a REST API that supports HTTP operations like GET POST, PUT, and DELETE. It allows client applications to access HDFS data and execute HDFS operations via HTTP or HTTPs.

How do I enable WebHDFS in cloudera?

  1. Step 1: Configure a Repository.
  2. Step 2: Install JDK.
  3. Step 3: Install Cloudera Manager Server.
  4. Step 4: Install Databases. Install and Configure MariaDB. Install and Configure MySQL. Install and Configure PostgreSQL.
  5. Step 5: Set up the Cloudera Manager Database.
  6. Step 6: Install CDH and Other Software.
  7. Step 7: Set Up a Cluster.

How do I set up WebHDFS?

Set up WebHDFS on a secure cluster

  1. Set the value of the dfs. webhdfs.
  2. Create an HTTP service user principal.
  3. Create a keytab file for the HTTP principal.
  4. Verify that the keytab file and the principal are associated with the correct service.
  5. Add the dfs.
  6. Restart the NameNode and the DataNodes.

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