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From Corbin Hoenes <cor...@tynt.com>
Subject Re: Data Security in Chukwa
Date Tue, 10 Aug 2010 15:13:29 GMT
Just curious what would the use case be for adding security to chukwa?  Our current use of
it is all in an internal network/data--don't see much benefit of adding the complexity of
configuring security.

On Aug 9, 2010, at 11:26 PM, Ariel Rabkin wrote:

> Chukwa at present has a fairly minimal security model.
> 
> The rationale for this is that Hadoop (before v 21) also had a fairly
> minimal security model, and there didn't seem much sense armoring the
> collection system more than the underlying storage and processing
> layer.
> 
> On Mon, Aug 9, 2010 at 8:57 PM, Stuti Awasthi
> <Stuti_Awasthi@persistent.co.in> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Does that mean that there is no data security handled in Chukwa right now ?
>> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Ariel Rabkin [mailto:asrabkin@gmail.com]
>> Sent: Tuesday, August 10, 2010 9:24 AM
>> To: chukwa-user@hadoop.apache.org
>> Subject: Re: Data Security in Chukwa
>> 
>> Right now, nothing is encrypted. HTTP is the only protocol used to
>> send data to collectors.
>> 
>> On Mon, Aug 9, 2010 at 8:50 PM, Stuti Awasthi
>> <Stuti_Awasthi@persistent.co.in> wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> I would like to know how data security is handled in Chukwa. I think Chukwa
>>> does some encryption of data but how this encryption is done?
>>> 
>>> Does Chukwa use any certificates for this and if yes, how these certificates
>>> are updated/managed ?
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Also would like to know that is the communication between agent and
>>> collector secure ?
>>> 
>>> I noted that Chukwa uses Http for data transfer, Are any other protocol also
>>> supported ?
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Please also suggest any document/link which I can refer for data security
>>> management in Chukwa.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Thanks
>>> 
>>> Stuti
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
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>> 
>> 
>> --
>> Ari Rabkin asrabkin@gmail.com
>> UC Berkeley Computer Science Department
>> 
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> 
> 
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> Ari Rabkin asrabkin@gmail.com
> UC Berkeley Computer Science Department


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