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From "Tsz Wo \(Nicholas\), Sze" <s29752-hadoopgene...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] create security@hadoop.apache.org
Date Tue, 25 Aug 2009 17:43:52 GMT
+1



----- Original Message ----
> From: Owen O'Malley <omalley@apache.org>
> To: general@hadoop.apache.org
> Sent: Tuesday, August 25, 2009 8:42:08 AM
> Subject: [VOTE] create security@hadoop.apache.org
> 
> With the upcoming freeze of Map/Reduce 0.21, for the first time, we have code 
> that is critical from a system security perspective. As outlined on 
> http://www.apache.org/security/committers.html this will be a private list with 
> only committers that are working on the security aspects of Hadoop. The use of 
> the list will be strictly limited to collecting security issues from users so 
> that they can fixed and released before they are announced on public forums, 
> such as jira. Clearly, I'm +1.
> 
> On a related note, my plan is to work on getting full Kerberos integration for 
> 0.22. We've come a long way without any authentication in Hadoop, but it is 
> getting important to start closing the holes.
> 
> -- Owen


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