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From "Geoff Thompson (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Created] (HADOOP-10777) Provide Kerberos login user with password
Date Wed, 02 Jul 2014 18:05:25 GMT
Geoff Thompson created HADOOP-10777:

             Summary: Provide Kerberos login user with password
                 Key: HADOOP-10777
                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HADOOP-10777
             Project: Hadoop Common
          Issue Type: Bug
          Components: security
    Affects Versions: 2.2.0
            Reporter: Geoff Thompson

Please provide a means to do a Kerberos login with a given principal name and a password.
Currently, UserGroupInformation provides loginUserWithKeytab, but no means to do login with
a password. 
  As background, I am a developer for an ISV developing a native YARN application that works
with an existing data-quality/integration suite. This suite has a GUI that can ask the user
for their Kerberos principal name and password. We have successfully used the UserGroupInformation
loginUserWIthKeytab, but can not find a means to do a login with a password given the current

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