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Authentication on HBase by an Android APP

Hi all

 

I have aproblem that i not know how can i resolve.

My idea is that an APP request some petitions of my HBase on CDH 5.4.7, but i need that this request have any authentication method. Somebody know if exist something about that or i need to do some middleware to solven this problem?

 

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Re: Authentication on HBase by an Android APP

You can consider talking to a REST-API based 'HBase REST Server', which
would make more sense to do (It acts like a gateway, so your client apps
don't need to connect to a large bunch of cluster hosts).

In addition, the REST service also accepts providing a custom
authentication plugin, via the standard Hadoop Auth filter plugins:
http://hadoop.apache.org/docs/current/hadoop-project-dist/hadoop-common/HttpAuthentication.html

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