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From Bertrand Dechoux <decho...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Impersonating HDFS user
Date Fri, 05 Oct 2012 13:34:58 GMT
Hi,

You might be looking for something like :
UserGroupInformation.createRemoteUser(user).doAs(

see
http://hadoop.apache.org/docs/r1.0.3/api/org/apache/hadoop/security/UserGroupInformation.html

It is a JAAS wrapper for Hadoop.

Regards

Bertrand



On Fri, Oct 5, 2012 at 3:19 PM, Oleg Zhurakousky <oleg.zhurakousky@gmail.com
> wrote:

> I am working on some samples where I want to write to HDFS running on
> another machine (different OS etc.)
> The identity of my client process is just whatever my OS says it is
> (e.g., 'oleg') hence:
>
> 08:56:49,240 DEBUG IPC Client (47) connection to /192.168.15.20:54310from oleg ipc.Client:803
- IPC Client (47) connection to /
> 192.168.15.20:54310 from oleg got value #2
>
> But there is no 'oleg' where the hadoop is running. Instead there is
> 'hduser'.
>
> Is there a way or an equivalent of "RunAs" in hadoop?
>
> Thanks
> Oleg
>



-- 
Bertrand Dechoux

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