Configuring internal authorization
Steps for adding the CassandraAuthorizer.
CassandraAuthorizer is one of many possible IAuthorizer implementations, and the one that stores permissions in the system_auth.permissions table to support all authorization-related CQL statements. Configuration consists mainly of changing the authorizer option in the cassandra.yaml to use the CassandraAuthorizer.
In the cassandra.yaml file, comment out the default
AllowAllAuthorizer and add the CassandraAuthorizer.
authorizer: CassandraAuthorizerYou can use any authenticator except AllowAll.
- Configure the replication factor for the system_auth keyspace to increase the replication factor to a number greater than 1.
Adjust the validity period for permissions caching by setting the permissions_validity_in_ms option in the
Alternatively, disable permission caching by setting this option to 0.
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