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From Juan Carlos <jcfernan...@redoop.org>
Subject Re: HDFS authentication
Date Fri, 10 Jan 2014 08:31:56 GMT
As far as I know, the only authentication method available in hdfs 2.2.0 is
Kerberos, so it's not possible to authenticate with an URL.

2014/1/10 Pinak Pani <nishant.has.a.question@gmail.com>

> Does HDFS provide any build in authentication out of the box? I wanted to
> make explicit access to HDFS from Java. I wanted people to access HDFS
> using "username:password@hdfs://client.skynet.org:9000/user/data" or
> something like that.
> I am new to Hadoop. We are planning to use Hadoop mainly for Archiving and
> probably processing at a later time. The idea is customers can setup their
> own HDFS cluster and provide us the HDFS URL to dump the data to.
> Is it possible to have access to HDFS in a similar way we access databases
> using credential?
> Thanks.

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