Configuring DSE Unified Authentication

Topics detailing setting up authentication and authorization in a DataStax Enterprise environment.

About DSE Unified Authentication

Describes supported authentication and authorization methods.

Configuring the security keyspaces replication factors

Increase replication factors (RF) for security keyspaces, which manage authentication and authorization to prevent lockouts and ensure consistency across the cluster.

Setting up Kerberos

DataStax Enterprise authentication with Kerberos protocol uses tickets to prove identity for nodes that communicate over non-secure networks.

Enabling DSE Unified Authentication

Steps to enable and configure the DSE Unified Authentication.

Configuring JMX authentication

Enable JMX authentication for connections from the localhost or a remote host.

Configuring cache settings

Change the amount of time and refresh rate for the role and permissions cache.

Securing schema information

Limit access to tables that contain schema and operation data.

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