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  1. Hadoop Common
  2. HADOOP-8316

Audit logging should be disabled by default

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 2.0.0-alpha
    • Fix Version/s: 2.0.2-alpha
    • Component/s: conf
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      Description

      HADOOP-7633 made hdfs, mr and security audit logging on by default (INFO level) in log4j.properties used for the packages, this then got copied over to the non-packaging log4j.properties in HADOOP-8216 (which made them consistent).

      Seems like we should keep with the v1.x setting which is disabled (WARNING level) by default. There's a performance overhead to audit logging, and HADOOP-7633 provided not rationale (just "We should add the audit logs as part of default confs") as to why they were enabled for the packages.

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              • Assignee:
                eli Eli Collins
                Reporter:
                eli2 Eli Collins
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