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From "Lohit Vijayarenu (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (HADOOP-3222) fsck should require superuser privilege
Date Wed, 04 Jun 2008 22:33:45 GMT

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Lohit Vijayarenu commented on HADOOP-3222:
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I agree to what Owen and Dhurba suggested. At the minimum, should we have the permission check.
Consider this.
hadoop dfs -ls honors permission, so, userA will not be able to see directory listing of userB.
While userB can always run hadoop fsck and get the listing

> fsck should require superuser privilege
> ---------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: HADOOP-3222
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HADOOP-3222
>             Project: Hadoop Core
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: dfs
>            Reporter: Tsz Wo (Nicholas), SZE
>
> Currently, any user can run fsck.  It should require superuser privilege.

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