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From "Hudson (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (HBASE-11481) TableSnapshotInputFormat javadoc wrongly claims HBase "enforces security"
Date Wed, 09 Jul 2014 03:58:04 GMT

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Hudson commented on HBASE-11481:
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FAILURE: Integrated in HBase-1.0 #20 (See [https://builds.apache.org/job/HBase-1.0/20/])
HBASE-11481 TableSnapshotInputFormat javadoc wrongly claims HBase 'enforces security' (apurtell:
rev dd29ff51321de8084dd047da5a1328737e0fd839)
* hbase-server/src/main/java/org/apache/hadoop/hbase/mapreduce/TableSnapshotInputFormat.java


> TableSnapshotInputFormat javadoc wrongly claims HBase "enforces security"
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: HBASE-11481
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HBASE-11481
>             Project: HBase
>          Issue Type: Bug
>            Reporter: Andrew Purtell
>            Assignee: Andrew Purtell
>            Priority: Minor
>             Fix For: 0.99.0, 0.98.4, 2.0.0
>
>         Attachments: HBASE-11481.patch
>
>
> In the Javadoc for TableSnapshotInputFormat, we have this:
> {quote}
> HBase also enforces security because all the requests are handled by the server layer,
and the user cannot read from the data files directly.
> {quote}
> The snapshot input format operates on HFiles directly, that's how it gains its performance
benefits. No requests are handled by the 'server layer'.
> Later the Javadoc correctly states the implications:
> {quote}
> Note that, given other users access to read from snapshot/data files will completely
circumvent the access control enforced by HBase.
> {quote}



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