DataStax Security

Security for DataStax Enterprise 6.7, 6.0, and 5.1 and DataStax Distribution of Apache Cassandra.

Security for DataStax Enterprise 6.7, 6.0, and 5.1 and DataStax Distribution of Apache Cassandra.

Security guides 6.7 | 6.0 | 5.1 | DDACLinks to the top-level of the security guides for each version of DataStax Enterprise and the DataStax Distribution of Apache Cassandra™ 3.11.

DDAC security authentication | authorization | SSL | firewallDDAC uses the security capabilities present in Apache Cassandra, not DSE Advanced Security.

Security FAQs 6.7 | 6.0 | 5.1Answers to general questions about securing your applications with DSE Advanced Security. This is a good place to start.

Securing Spark 6.7 | 6.0 | 5.1How to encrypt communication between Spark applications and transactional nodes, masters and workers, and intercommunication between Spark drivers and executors.

Links to common topics

Security checklists
6.7 | 6.0 | 5.1

Checkists for the various kinds of security measures required for protecting a DSE database depending on the type of node.

Setting up logins and users
6.7 | 6.0 | 5.1

Set up roles to manage permissions on database objects.

LDAP
6.7 | 6.0 | 5.1

Configure an external LDAP server for authentication and/or role management.

Port and TMP directory protection
6.7 | 6.0 | 5.1 | DDAC

Ensure that your network is secure and temporary files are secure

Transparent data encryption (TDE)
6.7 | 6.0 | 5.1

Protects sensitive at-rest data stored in configuration files and in database tables.

SSL
6.7 | 6.0 | 5.1 | DDAC

Secure data in-flight on DataStax Enterprise.

Kerberos
6.7 | 6.0 | 5.1

Set up DSE authentication with Kerberos protocol to prove identity for users and applications without passing credentials, only a Kerberos ticket.