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Re: kerberos for outside threads

That is a very appropriate setup. As long as those assumptions remain valid, of course. This was the only way how early hadoop clusters were secured - by restricting access to the cluster using firewall and gateways.


On Jan 21, 2014, at 4:45 PM, Koert Kuipers <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> but for a hadoop cluster that sits "behind" a bunch of web servers to do say log analysis, and that already is protected by standard measures (no route to cluster from outside, so a web server would have to get compromised to gain access), is there any value in securing it with kerberos? does anyone do that?
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