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Subject [jira] [Commented] (SQOOP-1471) Use Hadoop CredentialProvider API to encyrpt passwords at rest
Date Wed, 08 Oct 2014 21:00:35 GMT

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ASF subversion and git services commented on SQOOP-1471:

Commit 65a9340fc22fcc3c1d2c64b3976994aa1c419b8f in sqoop's branch refs/heads/trunk from [~abec]
[ https://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf?p=sqoop.git;h=65a9340 ]

SQOOP-1471: Use Hadoop CredentialProvider API to encyrpt passwords at rest

(Venkat Ranganathan via Abraham Elmahrek)

> Use Hadoop CredentialProvider API to encyrpt passwords at rest
> --------------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: SQOOP-1471
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/SQOOP-1471
>             Project: Sqoop
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>    Affects Versions: 1.4.4, 1.4.5
>         Environment: Hadoop 2.6.0+
>            Reporter: Venkat Ranganathan
>            Assignee: Venkat Ranganathan
>             Fix For: 1.4.6
>         Attachments: SQOOP-1471.diff, SQOOP-1471.diff.2, SQOOP-1471.diff.3, SQOOP-1471.diff.4
> HADOOP-10607 introduces an API to isolate password Storage from applications.   This
can be used to provide the DB password in a secure fashion to Sqoop users.
> The DB passwords can be assigned an alias and stored in a keystore and the alias can
be provided to Sqoop.
> Option to provide the password on the command line (using --password-alias) option can
be introduced as well as enhance the secure file option that we currently have to provide
a new password loader that resolves the alias from keystore.
> We need to detect the availability of the Credential Provider feature and use it and
fail gracefully otherwise

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