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Hadoop Reports

Entitlement Report

The Entitlement Report display the access rights for both specific user / group or directory / file. It also specifies the content type for a data stored in directory/file. A content type for a data stored in a file/directory can be Sensitive, AES/Masked, FP/Row Encrypted, Processed and Skipped. 

When Entitlement Report is processed for a specific user/group, this indicates what their access rights are for a specific file or directory. If it is processed on a directory/file, then it indicates the access rights for a specific user/group.

The Entitlement Report screen is divided into four panels:

  • Top View

  • Groups/Users List

  • Directories/File List

  • Permission List

There is one Entitlement Report per cluster. To access the Entitlement Report screen, click Reports > Hadoop > Entitlement Report.

  1. Top View: This panel allows you to select the cluster from the Select Cluster drop-down. It also displays the status of an IDP i.e., whether it is Active or Inactive.

  2. Groups/User List: This panel display all the LDAP/Linux Groups to which LDAP/Linux User is associated for a given cluster. The icon available with the name of group specifies whether the group is LDAP group or Linux group. You can also view the icons detail on top of the Groups/User List panel.


    To update the Groups/User List panel, click Refresh button. To get permission or to generate a report, click the icon next to the group name. This will display the list of permissions associated with a group or a user.

  3. The Get Permissions for Sensitive Files in Directory will list down all the files name with absolute path. It also displays other information such as Permissions (Read, Write, Execute), Permission Type, FP/Row Encryption, Sensitive Data, etc.

*Note: To view other column information, scroll the bar to the right.

  1. The Get Permission For Selected File option will list down all the file names with absolute path for which a user has user permission to read, write and execute. The information includes the path of file, permissions, and permission type.

  2. The Generate Summarized PDF Report option allows you to download the report. Upon selecting the option, a Filter Report popup appears.

    Select the option from the Report Type drop-down. To include the sub-directories in the downloaded report, check the Include Sub-Directories checkbox. Click Generate button. This will download the report based on specified filters.

  3. The Generate Detailed PDF Report option allows you to download the detailed version of report. Upon selecting the option, a Filter Report popup appears.


    Select the option from the Report Type drop-down. To include the sub-directories in the downloaded report, check the Include Sub-Directories checkbox.


    Click Generate button. This will download the report based on specified filters.

    1. Directories/Files List: This panel will display the list of all files stored in a directory. The icons available with each file or folder specify that the folder contains sensitive data which is processed and has been protected by some masking option. You can view the icons detail on top of the Directories/Files List panel.


      You can also filter out the Directory/File list by specifying the content from Content Type drop-down. A content type for a data stored in a file/directory can be Sensitive, AES/Masked, FP/Row Encrypted, Processed and Skipped.


      To update the Directories/Files List panel, click Refresh button. To get permission or to generate a report, click the button next to the directory/file name. This will display the list of permissions for the selected directory/file name.

      1. The Get Sensitive Type Details For File option will display list of sensitive data associated with the selected file. Upon selecting the option, the Sensitive Data popup appears.

      2. The Get Permission for the Selected User option will display the list of all files that user can access. The Permission panel displays information such as Path, Permissions and Permission Type for that file.

      3. The Get Permission for Selected Group option will display a list of all files that can be accessed by a group of users. The Permission panel displays information for Path, type of permission for the file and the permission type (Read, Write, Execute).

      4. The Get Permission for All Users option will display the list of all files that all users can access. The Permission panel displays information such as User Name, absolute path for all listed files in a directory, Permissions, Permission Type.

      5. The Generate Summarized PDF Report option allows you to download the report. Upon selecting the option, a Filter Report popup appears.


        Select the option from the Report Type drop-down. To include the sub-directories in the downloaded report, check the Include Sub-Directories checkbox.


        Click Generate button. This will download the report based on specified filters.

      6. The Generate Detailed PDF Report option allows you to download the detailed version of report. Upon selecting the option, a Filter Report popup appears.


        Select the option from the Report Type drop-down. To include the sub-directories in the downloaded report, check the Include Sub-Directories checkbox.


        Click Generate button. This will download the report based on specified filters.

      7. The Fetch Unprocessed Files from Cluster option allows you to re-load the files from cluster. Upon selecting this option, Confirm Action popup appears.


        Click Confirm to reload the files from cluster.

Time Based Reports

The Time-Based Report display results in the form of graphs based on the provided date range. This report displays results for the Sensitive Data in form of graphs. To access Time Based Report, click Reports > Hadoop > Time Based Reports.

  1. The first line chart displays information for the Number of Files Searched, Masked & Encrypted within a specified date range.

  2. The second line chart display information for the Number of Sensitive Items found for searched date range.

  3. The third bar chart display information for the Number of Hits found for each Compliance Group in Hadoop data source.

To access the detailed Time-Based Report, click on the data point of first and second graph to generate the report. Perform the below steps to generate the tabular Time-Based Report:

  1. Select the Start and End Date in date filter.

  2. Click the Update Results button. This will update the charts based for the given date range.

  3. Click on the data points of first and second graph to generate detailed Time-Based Report. 

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