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Apache Ranger's audit framework can be configured to send access audit logs generated by Apache Ranger plug-ins to several types of destinations.  It is now possible to use the HDFS audit destination to store audit data in Azure Blob Storage by using Hadoop's Azure Support.  This document provides details of configuring Ranger's HDFS audit Provider provider to store audit to Azure Blob Storage.

Introduction

Since Ranger uses the Hadoop's Azure Support to write to Azure Blob Storage configuring Storage, configuring HDFS audit provider to store audit messages in Azure Blob Storage is the same same as setting up a HDFS audit provider - with a just few additional Azure specific properties specified.

Configuring the Azure specific properties for Auditing

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