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From Venkatesh S <sven...@yahoo-inc.com>
Subject Re: interfaces to HDFS icw Kerberos
Date Mon, 29 Nov 2010 05:02:46 GMT
We use HDFS Proxy which is part of contrib. The new version yet to be
released has both R+W and supports SPNEGO (Kerberos over HTTP). Its been
working well for us.


On 11/26/10 12:46 AM, "Evert Lammerts" <Evert.Lammerts@sara.nl> wrote:

> Hi list,
> We're considering to provide our users with FTP and WebDAV interfaces (with
> software provided here: http://www.hadoop.iponweb.net/). These both support
> user accounts, so we'll be able to deal with authentication. We're
> evaluating Cloudera's Hue, which we have coupled to our LDAP service for
> authentication, as an interface to MapReduce.
> These solutions are not the most beautiful in terms of authentication. We'd
> much prefer to use Kerberos as provided by Y!. But if we do so, how will we
> enable users to get data from the outside world onto HDFS? How do others
> provide secure but easy interfaces to HDFS?
> Kind regards,
> Evert Lammerts

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