Security Configuration Guide

Security Configuration Guide

This guide describes how to secure a Greenplum Database system. The guide consists of the following sections:

This guide assumes knowledge of Linux/UNIX system administration and database management systems. Familiarity with structured query language (SQL) is helpful.

Because Greenplum Database is based on PostgreSQL8.3.23, this guide assumes some familiarity with PostgreSQL. References to PostgreSQL documentation are provided throughout this guide for features that are similar to those in Greenplum Database.

This guide provides information for system administrators responsible for administering a Greenplum Database system.