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From "Tom Beerbower (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] [Updated] (AMBARI-7938) Views: ability to use current ambari authorization + session
Date Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:08:33 GMT


Tom Beerbower updated AMBARI-7938:
    Attachment: AMBARI-7938.patch

> Views: ability to use current ambari authorization + session
> ------------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: AMBARI-7938
>                 URL:
>             Project: Ambari
>          Issue Type: Bug
>            Reporter: Tom Beerbower
>            Assignee: Tom Beerbower
>             Fix For: 1.2.0
>         Attachments: AMBARI-7938.patch
> When a user accesses ambari, they first "login" with a basic auth "Authorization" header.
That results in a AMBARISESSIONID= that is authenticated. And subsequent calls from Ambari
Web use that AMBARISESSIONID in a cookie to avoid having to re-auth (as long as the session
doesn't timeout).
> If a view in ambari web is going to call-out to an ambari server (for example, if the
view wants to use an ambari server API to update capacity scheduler configs via Ambari REST
API), it would be useful for that view to re-use that auth info / session so the view connects
to the ambari server as the "same" user.
> Provide a way to expose the "Authorization/session" cookie in viewcontext if they plan
to have the view connect to an ambari server. Could this be an option on URLStreamProvider
obtained from the viewcontext, to hide the details?

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