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From "Gopinathan A (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (HBASE-6253) isLegalTableName API should check for the _acl_ table name
Date Thu, 21 Jun 2012 18:02:45 GMT

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Gopinathan A commented on HBASE-6253:

Sorry Ted.. I have not run the Security related tests. Your right acl table creation will
be failed in this case :(
My main intention to avoid user to perform disable/drop acl table.

I think we can set setMetaFlags as true in HTableDescriptor constructor for _acl_ table also
(like ROOT & META). This will solve the table creation problem.

> isLegalTableName API should check for the _acl_ table name
> ----------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: HBASE-6253
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HBASE-6253
>             Project: HBase
>          Issue Type: Bug
>    Affects Versions: 0.94.0
>            Reporter: Gopinathan A
>             Fix For: 0.94.1
>         Attachments: HBASE-6253.patch
> Currently HTableDescriptor.isLegalTableName API doesn't check for the _acl_ table name,
due to this user can able to disable/enable/drop/create the acl table. 

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