The 'Authentication and Authorization Configuration' page says that the org.apache.cassandra.auth.SimpleAuthenticator and org.apache.cassandra.auth.SimpleAuthorityare not secure. Could someone explain why? Is general design of putting passwords in a file on the conf directory for implementations of the IAuthorization interface to access not secure? What changes would I have to make to them to make it secure?
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SimpleAuthenticator and SimpleAuthority(2 posts) (2 voices)
Those are demo's to play around, not recommended for production.
It is not good to store passwords in a file even if it is encrypted.
You can go for LDAP level authentications.Posted 11 months ago #