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From "Benoy Antony (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Updated] (HADOOP-10565) Support IP ranges (CIDR) in proxyuser.hosts
Date Wed, 25 Jun 2014 17:20:26 GMT

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Benoy Antony updated HADOOP-10565:
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    Attachment: HADOOP-10565.patch

> Support IP ranges (CIDR) in  proxyuser.hosts
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>
>                 Key: HADOOP-10565
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HADOOP-10565
>             Project: Hadoop Common
>          Issue Type: Sub-task
>          Components: security
>            Reporter: Benoy Antony
>            Assignee: Benoy Antony
>         Attachments: HADOOP-10565.patch, HADOOP-10565.patch, HADOOP-10565.patch
>
>
> In some use cases, there will be many hosts from which the user can impersonate. 
> This requires specifying many ips  in the XML configuration. 
> It is cumbersome to specify and maintain long list of ips in proxyuser.hosts
> The problem can be solved if we enable proxyuser.hosts to accept ip ranges in CIDR format.
> In addition, the current ip authorization involve a liner scan of the ips and an attempt
to do InetAddress.getByName()  for each ip/host. 
> It may be beneficial to group this functionality of ip authorization by looking up  "ip
addresses/host names/ip-ranges" into a separate class. This could be reused in other usecases
which require similar functionality



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