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From "Alejandro Abdelnur (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (HADOOP-10904) Provide Alt to Clear Text Passwords through Cred Provider API
Date Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:58:41 GMT

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Alejandro Abdelnur commented on HADOOP-10904:

[~lmccay], how about following a common pattern such as...

All components that load a password (i.e. {{FileBaseKeyStoresFactory}} for SSL stuff) would
add a new property (the old one + ".ref", ie: {{ssl.server.keystore.password.ref}}) that points
to the credential ID. If the *REF* the property is defined, it takes precedence over the old
property, if the *REF* property is not present, we print a deprecation warning and use the
old property.

> Provide Alt to Clear Text Passwords through Cred Provider API
> -------------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: HADOOP-10904
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HADOOP-10904
>             Project: Hadoop Common
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: security
>            Reporter: Larry McCay
>            Assignee: Larry McCay
> This is an umbrella jira to track various child tasks to uptake the credential provider
API to enable deployments without storing passwords/credentials in clear text.

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