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From Vinod Kumar Vavilapalli <vino...@hortonworks.com>
Subject Re: kerberos for outside threads
Date Wed, 22 Jan 2014 18:21:31 GMT

That is a very appropriate setup. As long as those assumptions remain valid, of course. This
was the only way how early hadoop clusters were secured - by restricting access to the cluster
using firewall and gateways.

+Vinod

On Jan 21, 2014, at 4:45 PM, Koert Kuipers <koert@tresata.com> wrote:

> but for a hadoop cluster that sits "behind" a bunch of web servers to do say log analysis,
and that already is protected by standard measures (no route to cluster from outside, so a
web server would have to get compromised to gain access), is there any value in securing it
with kerberos? does anyone do that?


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