You can configure the following user authentication methods for the Hue interface:
|Hue User Administration||Use the Hue interface to create and manage user accounts for each Hue user. Prior to Hue 3.7-1505, this was the default.|
|LDAP||Import LDAP users into Hue and then use LDAP to authenticate users with their LDAP credentials. For more information, see Configure Hue with LDAP.|
Use multiple PAM modules to authenticate users. As of Hue 3.7-1505, PAM authentication is supported and it is configured by default. When you use this method, you cannot edit users in the Hue interface.
Using a Non-Default Authentication Method
As of Hue 3.7-1505, the default authentication method is PAM. Prior to Hue 3.7-1505, the default authentication method was Hue's user authentication.
To edit the authentication method used for the Hue interface, complete the following steps:
- Set the
backendproperty equal to your selected authentication method.
For example, to use Hue's user authentication, select
- If you choose not to use PAM, comment the