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From Doug Cutting <cutt...@apache.org>
Subject Re: client connect as different username?
Date Thu, 12 Jun 2008 17:22:19 GMT
Chris Collins wrote:
> For instance, that all it requires is for me to create the ability for 
> say a mac user with login of bob to access things under /bob is for me 
> to go in as the super user and do something like:
> hadoop dfs -mkdir /bob
> hadoop dfs -chown bob /bob
> where bob literally doesnt exist on the hdfs box and was not mentioned 
> prior to those two commands.

This should actually be "/user/bob", since that's the home directory for 
"bob" in HDFS.  I agree that mention of this this would make a good 
addition to the documentation.


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