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Simple hadoop compressor codec to encrypt your hadoop files with public key (It's transparent for all hadoop infraestructure)

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Hadoop Crypto Compressor

It's a simple "compressor" for hadoop (really don't compress anythig) but enable you to encrypt your data with public key "AES/CBC/PKCS5Padding"

How to use it?

In Hadoop

It's simple, download the jar and put it in your hadoop classpath, so configure the compression codecs adding org.apache.hadoop.io.compress.crypto.CryptoCodec

Example:

<property>
   <name>io.compression.codecs</name>
   <value>org.apache.hadoop.io.compress.DefaultCodec,org.apache.hadoop.io.compress.GzipCodec,
   org.apache.hadoop.io.compress.BZip2Codec,org.apache.hadoop.io.compress.CryptoCodec</value>
</property>

So if you use CryptoCodec as codec you will need to use as config property crypto.secret.key to put your private key (you can define it in runtime)

From the command line

From the command line, you can encrypt and decrypt files using the following:

java -jar target/HadoopCryptoCompressor-0.0.6-SNAPSHOT.jar -e -aeskey "key"  test test.crypto

java -jar target/HadoopCryptoCompressor-0.0.6-SNAPSHOT.jar -d -aeskey "key"  test.crypto test.new

You can use the -h option to get more details.

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