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Re: Encryption in HBase
Hello Stack,

    Would it be feasible to encrypt the HFile itself??

Regards,
    Mohammad Tariq
On Wed, Aug 8, 2012 at 6:53 PM, Jean-Marc Spaggiari
<[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Will it be possible to use the compression methods to call an
> encryption method instead?
>
> 2012/8/8, Farrokh Shahriari <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:
>> Thanks
>> How can I encrypt a cell ? Is there a special way for encryption ?
>>
>> On Wed, Aug 8, 2012 at 3:24 PM, Stack <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>
>>> On Tue, Aug 7, 2012 at 12:06 PM, Farrokh Shahriari
>>> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>> > Hi
>>> > How can I enable encryption on hbase ?
>>> > if I want to use encryption in a cluster with hbase running on top of
>>> > hadoop,what can I do? Can't hadoop be configured to automatically
>>> > encrypt
>>> > each file which is going to be written on it?
>>> >
>>>
>>> HBase does not provide this facility.  You'd have to encrypt cell
>>> content yourself and then put it into HBase.
>>>
>>> St.Ack
>>>
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