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From "Hasini Gunasinghe (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (AIRAVATA-1624) [GSoC] Securing Airavata API
Date Sun, 22 Mar 2015 01:32:11 GMT

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Hasini Gunasinghe commented on AIRAVATA-1624:
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Hi Suresh,

I was trying to edit the wiki page you have linked above, however it seems that I do not have
permission to edit that. Can you please grant me the permission to edit the wiki page of the
proposal at https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/AIRAVATA/%5BGSoC+Proposal%5D+Securing+Airavata+API?

My username for wiki is: hasinig.

Thanks & Best Regards,
Hasini.



> [GSoC] Securing Airavata API
> ----------------------------
>
>                 Key: AIRAVATA-1624
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/AIRAVATA-1624
>             Project: Airavata
>          Issue Type: New Feature
>          Components: Airavata API
>            Reporter: Suresh Marru
>              Labels: gsoc, gsoc2015, mentor
>         Attachments: Securing_ARAVATA_API_V1.pdf
>
>
> Apache Airavata uses Thrift based API's for external facing API's and for system internal
CPI's. The API's need to be secured adding authentication and authorization capabilities.

> The Authentication need to ensure only approved users/clients can communicate. Similarly
clients should only interact with valid servers. 
> Authorization need to be enforced to ensure only users with specific roles can appropriately
access specific API's. As an example, administrative roles should be able see all the users
experiments where as end users can only see his/her data and not access other information
(unless explicitly shared). 
> Earlier GSoC project focused on this topic has relavent discussion. 
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/AIRAVATA/GSoC+2014+-+Add+Security+capabilities+to+Airavata+Thrift+services+and+clients



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