What is Sentry?

Apache Sentry is a highly modular system for providing fine grained role based authorization to both data and metadata stored on an Apache Hadoop cluster.

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Building Sentry

Building Sentry requires the following tools:

To compile Sentry, run:

mvn install -DskipTests

To run Sentry tests, run:

mvn test

To build a distribution, run:

mvn install

The final Sentry distribution artifacts will be in $project/sentry-dist/target/.