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Error "No Kerberos credentials available" When Connecting to Cloudera Hadoop Hive


Published: 16 Jan 2018
Last Modified Date: 28 Feb 2018

Issue

When trying to connect to Cloudera Hadoop Impala from Tableau Desktop, the following error may occur:
 
[Cloudera][ImpalaODBC] (100) Error from the Impala Thrift APO: SASL(-1): generic failure: GSSAPI Error Unspecified GSS failure. Minor code may provide more information (No Kerberos credentials available (default cache: KCM:))

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop
  • Mac OS
  • Cloudera Hadoop Impala

Resolution

Add the following lines to the [libdefaults] section of the krb5.conf file in the /etc directory:
 
default_cc_type = FILE
default_ccache_name = FILE:/tmp/krb5cc_501 
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