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From Dhruba Borthakur <dhr...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Current security implementation in Hadoop
Date Wed, 22 Jul 2009 17:09:14 GMT
Also, you can look at work in progress:
http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HADOOP-4487

thanks,
dhruba

On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 9:11 AM, Andrey Pankov <apankov@iponweb.net> wrote:

> Maybe this would be interesting for you,
>
>
> http://www.hadoop.iponweb.net/Home/hdfs-over-webdav/authentication-and-permissions
>
> On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 19:00, Giovanni Tusa<giovantus@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > on my company we recently began some projects where we would like to
> > actively use hadoop.
> > For one of them, basically we have implemented a feed service where feed
> > entries (there could be a lot of data because many different users can
> post
> > feeds), are actually stored in the server filesystem (for the moment only
> > one server) by using Hadoop.S
> >
> > Such a system needs some security improvements, and I'm wondering what
> kind
> > of security mechanism is currently provided by Hadoop.
> > For example, only allowed users should be able to access, from the
> browser,
> > to our service to read data (because they will normally be sensitive
> data),
> > provided that they have access credentials (authenticated and authorized
> > users). Also, the same data should be secured by using some forms of
> > encryption for the server-to-client data transfer.
> > I read some old posts and discussions inside the hadoop project
> concerning
> > security, but I am a little confused on what is actually implemented
> > concerning authentication, authorization and encryption, on which version
> of
> > hadoop, and if something currently provided can match my needs.
> >
> > If someone could point me to the right direction, your help will be very
> > appreciated.
> >
> > Giovanni
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Andrey Pankov
>

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