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From Andrew Purtell <apurt...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [HBase Security] Meta table operations should be authorized
Date Fri, 15 Jun 2012 04:51:17 GMT
On Thu, Jun 14, 2012 at 9:39 PM, Laxman <lakshman.ch@huawei.com> wrote:
> As part of access control, read/write to meta table also should be checked
> for authorization.
> I've seen some scripts also internally invoking flush/compact on .META.
>
> Example: drop table from "HBase shell" invokes flush and compact on .META.
>
> IMO, scripts needs to be corrected. And I don't see need for calling
> flush/compact on .META.
>
> Any different opinion?

IMO, this makes sense. However, then the flush+major_compact
invocation must be handled by the master.

Best regards,

   - Andy

Problems worthy of attack prove their worth by hitting back. - Piet
Hein (via Tom White)

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