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From "Prasad Chakka (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (HIVE-78) Authentication infrastructure for Hive
Date Wed, 15 Apr 2009 16:12:15 GMT

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Prasad Chakka commented on HIVE-78:

This is great. I have few questions..
1) What would be the syntax to create user/passwd combos and logging in?
2) Are the permissions stored in metastore are per user or per table or a combo? 
3) Do we really need groups? I don't think MySQL implements groups.
4) I am totally naive in authentication systems, but I am assuming only access details are
stored in metastore and authentication is done by one of the systems discussed. is that correct?

> Authentication infrastructure for Hive
> --------------------------------------
>                 Key: HIVE-78
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HIVE-78
>             Project: Hadoop Hive
>          Issue Type: New Feature
>          Components: Server Infrastructure
>            Reporter: Ashish Thusoo
>            Assignee: Edward Capriolo
> Allow hive to integrate with existing user repositories for authentication and authorization

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