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Posts: 33
Registered: ‎04-25-2014
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Navigator can not encrypt the old data, right?

if enable Navigator after CDH has run for long time, the old data can not be encrpted, and the new encrypted data also can not be palced into the old diretory. right?

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Posts: 33
Registered: ‎04-25-2014

Re: Navigator can not encrypt the old data, right?

any ideas?
Explorer
Posts: 17
Registered: ‎11-03-2016

Re: Navigator can not encrypt the old data, right?

Hi Dave,

 

The encryption requies empty HDFS directory to begin with as per the design.  I'm afraid that you can't encrypt the old data which is already present.  Please refer the below link and there were some good discussion a the end.

 

http://blog.cloudera.com/blog/2015/01/new-in-cdh-5-3-transparent-encryption-in-hdfs/

 

Cheers

Nagaraj C

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