Configuring internal authorization
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, comment out the default AllowAllAuthorizer and add the
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.