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Subject accumulo git commit: ACCUMULO-3123 Document custom per-table properties
Date Thu, 04 Dec 2014 23:00:49 GMT
Repository: accumulo
Updated Branches:
  refs/heads/master 4fb52f925 -> 433b6df06

ACCUMULO-3123 Document custom per-table properties

Signed-off-by: Christopher Tubbs <>


Branch: refs/heads/master
Commit: 433b6df0622809220f001e8d8b4f26c41d032250
Parents: 4fb52f9
Author: Jenna Huston <>
Authored: Wed Nov 19 13:31:34 2014 -0500
Committer: Christopher Tubbs <>
Committed: Thu Dec 4 17:56:44 2014 -0500

 docs/src/main/asciidoc/chapters/administration.txt | 7 +++++++
 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+)
diff --git a/docs/src/main/asciidoc/chapters/administration.txt b/docs/src/main/asciidoc/chapters/administration.txt
index e9e0126..0e00d02 100644
--- a/docs/src/main/asciidoc/chapters/administration.txt
+++ b/docs/src/main/asciidoc/chapters/administration.txt
@@ -238,6 +238,13 @@ A KeyStore can also be stored in HDFS, which will make the KeyStore readily
 all Accumulo servers. If the local filesystem is used, be aware that each Accumulo server
 will expect the KeyStore in the same location.
+==== Custom Table Tags
+Accumulo has the ability for users to add custom tags to tables.  This allows
+applications to set application-level metadata about a table.  These tags can be
+anything from a table description, administrator notes, date created, etc.
+This is done by naming and setting a property with a prefix +table.custom.*+.
 === Initialization
 Accumulo must be initialized to create the structures it uses internally to locate

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