Not able to edit core-site.xml file

Jitendra7337 1 Reputation point
2020-07-02T19:18:07.353+00:00

Hello,

I am using free version of azure.i am trying to add some entry in core-site.xml for HDInsight configuration Which is at location /etc/hadoop/conf location.

But,that file is read-only.how i can change permissions of that file So that i can write to it?

Thanks

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  1. PRADEEPCHEEKATLA-MSFT 85,346 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
    2020-07-03T07:52:04.577+00:00

    Hello @Jitendra7337-8043,

    You need to use root permissions to edit file under /etc folder.

    Syntax:

    sudo <Favorite Editor > core-site.xml

    Error: Gives error message as “you don’t have permissions to edit the file”.

     cd /etc/hadoop/conf
     nano core-site.xml 
    

    Success: Allows to edit the file.

     cd /etc/hadoop/conf
     sudo nano core-site.xml 
    

    Hope this helps. Do let us know if you any further queries.


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