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From "Venkatesh Seetharam (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Updated] (FALCON-557) Add super-user who is authorized for all
Date Fri, 08 Aug 2014 16:33:12 GMT

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Venkatesh Seetharam updated FALCON-557:
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    Attachment: FALCON-557-v1.patch

> Add super-user who is authorized for all
> ----------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: FALCON-557
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FALCON-557
>             Project: Falcon
>          Issue Type: Sub-task
>    Affects Versions: 0.6
>            Reporter: Venkatesh Seetharam
>            Assignee: Venkatesh Seetharam
>              Labels: authorization, security
>             Fix For: 0.6
>
>         Attachments: FALCON-557-v1.patch, FALCON-557.patch
>
>
> The super-user is the user with the same identity as falcon process itself. Loosely,
if you started the falcon process, then you are the super-user. The super-user can do anything
in that permissions checks never fail for the super-user. 



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