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From Jonathan Ellis <jbel...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Cassandra access control
Date Fri, 20 Nov 2009 21:22:07 GMT
Kasai is LGPL, and thus not compatible w/ Cassandra.  (See
http://www.apache.org/legal/3party.html)

2009/11/20 Ted Zlatanov <tzz@lifelogs.com>:
> On Thu, 12 Nov 2009 12:09:19 -0600 Ted Zlatanov <tzz@lifelogs.com> wrote:
>
> TZ> I created an issue:
>
> TZ> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CASSANDRA-547
>
> TZ> and will post updates there as needed.  This is stage 1, meaning this is
> TZ> the 0.5 work that will keep the old API.  Stage 2 will remove the
> TZ> Keyspace parameters from the API so I'll put that work in a different
> TZ> issue, linked to CASSANDRA-547.
>
> I found a good open-source library for auth*:
> http://kasai.manentiasoftware.com/
>
> Has anyone used it?  Looking at the source and API docs, it's decent and
> supports several backends out of the box, including MySQL, PostgreSQL,
> and SQL Server (which covers Sybase too).  I'd rather use it than put my
> own together :)
>
> It uses http://www.scribblin.gs/software/sysauth.html to provide a PAM
> interface (which can then hook into LDAP/AD/etc. securely); an example
> of SysAuth use with JBoss is at
> http://www.mrchucho.net/2004/12/27/jboss-linux-authentication/
>
> Unless there are any objections I'll use Kasai.
>
> Ted
>
>

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