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From "Sidharta Seethana (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Updated] (YARN-4262) Allow admins to run privileged docker containers.
Date Thu, 15 Oct 2015 08:56:05 GMT

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Sidharta Seethana updated YARN-4262:
    Attachment: YARN-4262.002.patch

Uploaded a new patch. This patch removes the use of yarn.admin.acl and no longer includes
changes from YARN-4258. 

> Allow admins to run privileged docker containers. 
> --------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: YARN-4262
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/YARN-4262
>             Project: Hadoop YARN
>          Issue Type: Sub-task
>          Components: yarn
>            Reporter: Sidharta Seethana
>            Assignee: Sidharta Seethana
>         Attachments: YARN-4262.001.patch, YARN-4262.002.patch
> (Updated based on discussion in the JIRA)
> There are scenarios where privileged containers are necessary in order to run certain
kinds of applications (one example is trying to run postresql/oracle inside containers). However,
given the security implications, we should ensure that : 
> 1) privileged containers are disabled by default
> 2) if enabled, only a whitelisted set of users should be allowed to launch such containers
> 3) Not all containers launched by whitelisted users need to be privileged containers
: whitelisted users need to explicitly request that a privileged container be launched.

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