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From Tom White <...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] create security@hadoop.apache.org
Date Tue, 25 Aug 2009 16:57:38 GMT


On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 4:42 PM, Owen O'Malley<omalley@apache.org> wrote:
> 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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