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RE: [HBase Security] Meta table operations should be authorized
Ramkrishna.S.Vasudevan 2012-06-15, 05:13
+1 on changing the scripts.

Regards
Ram

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Laxman [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Friday, June 15, 2012 10:10 AM
> To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Subject: [HBase Security] Meta table operations should be authorized
>
> Hi Devs,
>
> As part of access control, read/write to meta table also should be
> checked
> for authorization.
> I've seen some scripts also internally invoking flush/compact on .META.
>
> Example: drop table from "HBase shell" invokes flush and compact on
> .META.
>
> IMO, scripts needs to be corrected. And I don't see need for calling
> flush/compact on .META.
>
> Any different opinion?
>
> --
> Regards,
> Laxman