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From "Robert Chansler (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Updated: (HADOOP-2371) Candidate user guide for permissions feature of Hadoop DFS
Date Sat, 09 Feb 2008 00:54:07 GMT

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Robert Chansler updated HADOOP-2371:
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    Fix Version/s: 0.16.1
      Description: 
This feature introduces a POSIX-like permissions model for DFS in Hadoop 0.16. The user guide
describes the behavior users of DFS will experience. In this release, the user identity model
is very elementary: you are who your host says you are. It is understood that this is not
"secure" in any meaningful sense, but rather the permissions model allows a cooperative community
to share file system resources in an organized fashion. The user identity model will evolve
in the coming months.

As mentioned in the draft, the content of the guide will be incorporated into the regular
Hadoop documentation from Forrest. This document is being published as an early preview.

  was:

This feature introduces a POSIX-like permissions model for DFS in Hadoop 0.16. The user guide
describes the behavior users of DFS will experience. In this release, the user identity model
is very elementary: you are who your host says you are. It is understood that this is not
"secure" in any meaningful sense, but rather the permissions model allows a cooperative community
to share file system resources in an organized fashion. The user identity model will evolve
in the coming months.

As mentioned in the draft, the content of the guide will be incorporated into the regular
Hadoop documentation from Forrest. This document is being published as an early preview.


> Candidate user guide for permissions feature of Hadoop DFS
> ----------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: HADOOP-2371
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HADOOP-2371
>             Project: Hadoop Core
>          Issue Type: New Feature
>          Components: dfs
>    Affects Versions: 0.16.0
>            Reporter: Robert Chansler
>            Assignee: Robert Chansler
>             Fix For: 0.16.1
>
>         Attachments: Grid_HadoopPermissionsUserGuide1.pdf, hadoopPerm.patch
>
>
> This feature introduces a POSIX-like permissions model for DFS in Hadoop 0.16. The user
guide describes the behavior users of DFS will experience. In this release, the user identity
model is very elementary: you are who your host says you are. It is understood that this is
not "secure" in any meaningful sense, but rather the permissions model allows a cooperative
community to share file system resources in an organized fashion. The user identity model
will evolve in the coming months.
> As mentioned in the draft, the content of the guide will be incorporated into the regular
Hadoop documentation from Forrest. This document is being published as an early preview.

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