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From Abhinandan Prateek <Abhinandan.Prat...@citrix.com>
Subject Re: CloudStack UI Authentication Mechanism
Date Thu, 04 Apr 2013 15:52:48 GMT


On 04/04/13 7:23 PM, "Rohit Yadav" <bhaisaab@apache.org> wrote:

>On Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 4:50 PM, Donal Lafferty
><donal.lafferty@citrix.com>wrote:
>
>> I noticed that the CloudStack UI allows VM control to accounts that
>>don't
>> have an API key set defined.
>>
>> How does its authentication mechanism work?  E.g.
>>
>>
>> 1.                  How are API calls authenticated and authorized if
>>they
>> are not signed with API keys?
>>
>
>On integration port, defined in the global settings, 8096 generally there
>is no authentication done, user is admin has max. power.
>
>
>>
>> 2.                  Does this work equally well when LDAP is to
>> authenticate username / password?
>>
>

Yes, LDAP authenticator is just another authenticator in the chain.

-abhi

>


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