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From "Christopher Tubbs (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (ACCUMULO-1009) Support encryption over the wire
Date Thu, 19 Sep 2013 16:08:51 GMT

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Christopher Tubbs commented on ACCUMULO-1009:
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[~vines]: We can make MAC easy to configure SSL for testing, regardless of whether the provisioning
code is there or not. But what specific security configuration are you testing by providing
a security switch that automatically provisions and configures MAC?

The described situation is no different than configuring the jetty-maven-plugin with certs
to test a webapp in Jetty with ssl... but you don't see Jetty with a "do security" configuration
option that automatically chooses a security configuration to test against... you still have
to provision certs (generating certs, using something like keytool-maven-plugin, if testing
in maven, or by providing a specific cert), in order to test the app with that *specific*
security configuration. Testing "security on" is next to meaningless. Testing a *specific*
security configuration is far more valuable to users.

So, I'm not convinced that users will get value from MAC having provisioning code. However,
I *do* think there's value in documenting the provisioning and configuration of certs (with
openssl or keytool) in an example. And... what would be *really* valuable is having this done
automatically in an integration test baked-in to the next version of the Instamo maven archetype
that supports SSL.
                
> Support encryption over the wire
> --------------------------------
>
>                 Key: ACCUMULO-1009
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ACCUMULO-1009
>             Project: Accumulo
>          Issue Type: New Feature
>            Reporter: Keith Turner
>            Assignee: Michael Berman
>             Fix For: 1.6.0
>
>         Attachments: ACCUMULO-1009_thriftSsl.patch
>
>
> Need to support encryption between ACCUMULO clients and servers.  Also need to encrypt
communications between server and servers.   
> Basically need to make it possible for users to enable SSL+thrift.

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