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From "Ted Yu (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (HBASE-7357) HBaseClient and HBaseServer should use hbase.security.authentication when negotiating authentication
Date Fri, 14 Dec 2012 21:36:13 GMT

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Ted Yu commented on HBASE-7357:
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I agree with the change.
Should we check that when hbase.security.authentication is configured to be true, value for
hadoop.security.authentication config must also be true ?
                
> HBaseClient and HBaseServer should use hbase.security.authentication when negotiating
authentication
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: HBASE-7357
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HBASE-7357
>             Project: HBase
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: security
>            Reporter: Gary Helmling
>
> This came up in the context of testing HBASE-6788.  Currently HBaseClient and HBaseServer
call UserGroupInformation.isSecurityEnabled() when determining whether or not to use SASL
to negotiate connections.  This means they are using the hadoop.security.authentication configuration
value.  Since this is in the context of HBase RPC connections, it seems more correct to use
the hbase.security.authentication configuration value by calling User.isHBaseSecurityEnabled().

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