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From Neha Narkhede <neha.narkh...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Kafka and authentication
Date Sat, 29 Mar 2014 02:06:03 GMT
Hi Vijay,

The document you pointed out has our initial thoughts on Kafka security.
This work is still in design and discussion phase, no code has been written
as such and we hope to pick it up in a couple months. However, if you have
thoughts on how it should work and/or would like to contribute patches, we
would be happy to collaborate with you.


On Fri, Mar 28, 2014 at 4:05 PM, Vijay Ramachandran <vramachandran@apple.com
> wrote:

> Hi All,
> I was googling around for info on securing kafka. The best document I
> could find was https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/KAFKA/Security,
> which is "kind of old". It is not clear if any steps were taken after this
> doc was put together. Looking at the features / bug fixes in kafka also
> does not paint a clear picture. Hence this set of questions :
> Is there a way to make kafka authenticate a producer sending messages /
> consumer reading messages ?
> Is there a way to make kafka authenticate itself to the ZooKeeper ensemble
> ?
> Any info will be deeply appreciated
> Thanks
> Vijay

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