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From Bhavesh Mistry <mistry.p.bhav...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Authorization Engine For Kafka Related to KPI-11
Date Wed, 04 Nov 2015 05:52:04 GMT
On Sun, Nov 1, 2015 at 11:15 PM, Bhavesh Mistry
<mistry.p.bhavesh@gmail.com> wrote:
> HI All,
>
> Have any one used Apache Ranger as Authorization Engine for Kafka Topic
> creation, consumption (read) and  write operation on a topic.  I am looking
> at having audit log and regulating consumption/ write to particular topic
> (for example, having production environment access does not mean that anyone
> can run console consumer etc on particular topic. Basically, regulate who
> can read/write to a topic as first use case).
>
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/RANGER/Apache+Ranger+0.5+-+User+Guide#ApacheRanger0.5-UserGuide-KAFKA
>
> If you have used Apache Ranger in production, I have following question:
> 1) Is there any performance impact with Brokers/Producer/Consumer while
> using Apache Ranger ?
> 2) Is Audit log really useful out-of-box ? or let me know what sort of
> reports you run on audit logs (e.g pumping Apache Ranger audit log into any
> other system for reporting purpose).
>
> Please share your experience using Kafka with any other Authorization engine
> if you are not using Apache Ranger (This is based on
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/KAFKA/KIP-11+-+Authorization+Interface).
>
> Thanks and looking forward to hear back from Apache Kafka Community members.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Bhavesh

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