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From "Alexander C.H. Lorenz" <wget.n...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: Hadoop Security
Date Mon, 28 Nov 2011 09:55:08 GMT

1. yes:

2. yes

3. at the moment hdfs has no encryption engine, so far I know.


On Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 10:44 AM, Stuti Awasthi <stutiawasthi@hcl.com>wrote:

> Hi ,
> I wanted to know about the security in Hadoop. I have read few articles
> but not very sure about this so I wanted to discuss this topic in forum.
> As we know that Hadoop provide its security using Filesystem permissions
> like chown, chmod etc.
> 1. Is Kerberos or any security algo is implemented in the code so that we
> can authenticate or authorize Hadoop.?
> 2. Can we use LDAP for authentication and Authorization in Hadoop
> 3. Is any kind of encryption is handled in hadoop at the time of storing
> the files in HDFS.
> Can anyone please provide me some good links to read on Hadoop Security
> Regards,
> Stuti Awasthi
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