As a cheap solution you can always setup a ssh tunnel through port
forwarding to do this outside of flume...though it would need to be managed
for timeouts/network errors
On Tuesday, March 12, 2013, Mike Percy wrote:
> No network encryption support yet but there is a patch up at
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FLUME-997 for this functionality.
> You are welcome to take a look and provide any comments. Not sure what you
> mean by #2, you would have to share more about your requirements / use case.
>> I have to install Flume and ensure that data transfer from Agent to
>> Collector to Sink is secure enough. I noticed that some changes related ssl
>> in FLUME-13 and that is very old. I see some discussion at
>> http://search-hadoop.com/m/Unjdh2ovsNE/v=plain but I dont know if there
>> is any update after.
>> I request someone, if possible to give a qualified answer to
>> 1. Is encryption possible in the Agent to Collector to Sink communication.
>> 2. If not, does that mean RPC communication is secure enough if not
>> 3. Any pointers for security related design.
>> Thanks very much for reading this much and appreciate someone's insight.
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