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From Steve Lihn <>
Subject Re: simple authentication in cascal
Date Wed, 30 Jun 2010 19:06:27 GMT
What I have in mind is to use SimpleAuthenticator in conjuction with the and
This use case is actually somewhat personal. I have servers in the AWS
cloud, during development and testing, I may connect from home or wireless
points on the road.
I don't want to be bothered with opening up the firewall based on the IP I
have at that moment. So I am thinking to open up 9160 and use authentication
to block unauthorized writes, which may corrupt the database. But I couldn't
find any info on how to use SimpleAuthenticator in the scala client.


On Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 3:07 PM, Chris Shorrock <>wrote:

> Hey Steve,
> What type of authentication are you looking to do? Cassandra itself
> doesn't, as far as I know, support any sort of user setup or authentication
> so it's on the onus of the application developer to lock things down
> appropriately.
> Chris
> On Fri, Jun 25, 2010 at 5:42 PM, Steve Lihn <> wrote:
>> Searching how to use simple authentication in cascal. Couldn't find
>> anything in API docs. Does anybody know how to do it?
>> Thanks,
>> Steve

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