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From "Owen O'Malley (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (HADOOP-10607) Create an API to Separate Credentials/Password Storage from Applications
Date Mon, 09 Jun 2014 23:15:03 GMT

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Owen O'Malley commented on HADOOP-10607:
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A few points:
* I'd make the getPassword throw IOException and not hide it.
* I'd like a configuration that disables the config-based plain text passwords.
* Instead of copying the unnestUrl method, just use the static one from the KeyProvider.
* Remove the static method CredentialProvider.findProvider. I don't think we need it.


> Create an API to Separate Credentials/Password Storage from Applications
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: HADOOP-10607
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HADOOP-10607
>             Project: Hadoop Common
>          Issue Type: New Feature
>          Components: security
>            Reporter: Larry McCay
>            Assignee: Larry McCay
>             Fix For: 3.0.0
>
>         Attachments: 10607-2.patch, 10607-3.patch, 10607-4.patch, 10607-5.patch, 10607-6.patch,
10607-7.patch, 10607-8.patch, 10607-9.patch, 10607.patch
>
>
> As with the filesystem API, we need to provide a generic mechanism to support multiple
credential storage mechanisms that are potentially from third parties. 
> We need the ability to eliminate the storage of passwords and secrets in clear text within
configuration files or within code.
> Toward that end, I propose an API that is configured using a list of URLs of CredentialProviders.
The implementation will look for implementations using the ServiceLoader interface and thus
support third party libraries.
> Two providers will be included in this patch. One using the credentials cache in MapReduce
jobs and the other using Java KeyStores from either HDFS or local file system. 
> A CredShell CLI will also be included in this patch which provides the ability to manage
the credentials within the stores.



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