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From "Brock Noland (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (SENTRY-136) Thrift request structs should include the groupName rather than userName
Date Sat, 08 Mar 2014 00:50:49 GMT

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Brock Noland commented on SENTRY-136:
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Sounds good. Let's make it a set as opposed to a list.

> Thrift request structs should include the groupName rather than userName
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: SENTRY-136
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/SENTRY-136
>             Project: Sentry
>          Issue Type: Sub-task
>            Reporter: Shreepadma Venugopalan
>
> Today, thrift request structs use the userName of the user on whose behalf the request
is performed. Instead, we should include the list of groups to which the user belongs. Benefits,
> a) user-group resolution can be restricted to the client i.e., impala, hs2, solr etc
and hence sentry service doesn't have to resolve the mapping.
> b) user-group mapping doesn't have to present on the node that's hosting the sentry service.



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