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From Andrey Pankov <apan...@iponweb.net>
Subject Re: Current security implementation in Hadoop
Date Wed, 22 Jul 2009 16:11:21 GMT
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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