-Re: kerberos for outside threads
Koert Kuipers 2014-01-22, 02:09
Thanks for responding. I understand that I can disable security. I am
wondering if I should in this situation. Or to turn the question around: is
there a significant benefit to turning security on here?
On Jan 21, 2014 8:26 PM, "Haohui Mai" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Hi Koert,
> I'm wondering what is the end-to-end goal you want to achieve.
> You can disable security in Hadoop, where the cluster does not perform
> additional authentication. Obviously you can go without kerberos in this
> case and protect your clusters with other measures you've mentioned.
> Alternatively, you can enable security without kerberos by plugging in
> your own authentication filter.
> On Tue, Jan 21, 2014 at 4:45 PM, Koert Kuipers <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> i understand kerberos is used on hadoop to provide security in a
>> multi-user environment, and i can totally see its usage for a shared
>> cluster within a company to make sure sensitive data for one department is
>> safe from prying eyes of another department.
>> 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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