support Kerberos Authentication ------------------------------- Key: ZOOKEEPER-938 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ZOOKEEPER-938 Project: Zookeeper Issue Type: New Feature Components: server Reporter: Eugene Koontz
Support Keberos authentication of clients. The following usage would let an admin use Kerberos authentication to assign ACLs to authenticated clients. 1. Admin logs into zookeeper (not necessarily through Kerberos however). 2. Admin decides that a new node called '/mynode' should be owned by the user 'zkclient' and have full permissions on this. 3. Admin does: zk> create /mynode content kerb:zkcli...@foofers.org:x:cdrwa (note: for now, the dummy ':x' is a placeholder for the password, and is required by the zk command parser. The user's actual password is not stored within Zookeeper; simply put 'x' there.) 4. User 'zkclient' logins to kerberos using the command line utility 'kinit'. 5. User connects to zookeeper server using a Kerberos-enabled version of zkClient (ZookeeperMain). 6. Behind the scenes, the client and server exchange authentication information. User is now authenticated as 'zkclient'. 7. User accesses /mynode with permissions 'cdrwa'. -- This message is automatically generated by JIRA. - You can reply to this email to add a comment to the issue online.