Several configurations for Datameer are stored in
Finding Default Properties
If you already built your own distribution, go to the installation path:
- Enter the
- Search for the
- Open it with a text editor.
Make a backup of this file before manually adjusting entries, and fix typos or general errors before saving the file.
Find all of the following options within the
default.properties file by using cmd+f (Mac) or ctrl +f (Windows) to open the search engine.
Define the deploy(-ment) mode
Datameer deploy modes (separate and unrelated to Hadoop cluster mode):
- File-based database
- Example data is injected using a file data store
- Metadata store: MySQL
- No data is injected
Configuring deploy modes
The deploy mode can be configured in the following ways:
- Using Java system property
Setting the environment during the start up of the conductor (this way works only if DAS_DEPLOY_MODE isn't set in
Configuring DB modes
The metadata store can also be configured independently of the deploy mode in the following ways:
- Through Java system property
By setting the environment on start up of the conductor (this method works only if
DAS_DB_MODEisn't set in
Set up a HSQL or MySQL database
You can manually adjust the settings of a MySQL Database.
Set a different path for your stored data (das-data)
Don't use a path that depends on the Datameer installation directory. Since the
das-data folder is stored inside of your installation directory by default, make a backup of your stored data every time you create a new distribution or upgrade.
To manually type a path to the folder where you want
das-data to be stored, change this line:
The cache is placed under the temp directory. Configure the temp directory with the following property in the
Define default email and password of internal administrative user account: "admin"
Super user setup
You can activate super user accounts in your Datameer distribution. Super user accounts aren't activated by default.
The username and password must not be changed.
Depending on your distribution, you might need to activate a super user account in your
trial.properties file as well.
Set up the authentication mechanisms for SSH/SFTP import and export jobs
You can set up the authentication mechanisms for SSH/SFTP import and export jobs. Datameer uses the Jsch library with the following user authentication methods: password, keyboard-interactive, publickey, and gssapi-with-mic.