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From Alex Hitchins <>
Subject RE: [DISCUSS] api level access controll
Date Fri, 31 Jan 2014 11:47:11 GMT
Agreed - I believe the IAM proposal that went out recently may have covered this topic a little

Is it something to bake into the API layer or better/cleaner to build some proxy layer that
handles permissions?

Alex Hitchins
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-----Original Message-----
From: Erik Weber []
Sent: 31 January 2014 11:13
Subject: Re: [DISCUSS] api level access controll

On Fri, Jan 31, 2014 at 12:00 PM, Daan Hoogland <>wrote:

> H,
> I git a question of an operator ad Schuberg Philis to crete a set of
> api keys and to have control over excatly what api calls are allowed
> for this set of keys. Does anybody else recognise this use case?
> already hacked it in? have an idea how to do it? has a reason why not
> to do it?

Having more flexibility with access control is something that I and the company I work for
I can also see several use cases for this, monitoring user that should only be able to list
stuff (but all stuff) et cetera.

Erik Weber
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