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From "ASF subversion and git services (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (COUCHDB-2452) Provide _users DB security when _users DB is on the clustered interface
Date Tue, 11 Nov 2014 00:24:35 GMT

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ASF subversion and git services commented on COUCHDB-2452:
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Commit a7080c28c51d281db7d93fe129af15ac53cf599a in couchdb-chttpd's branch refs/heads/2452-users-db-security-on-clustered-interface
from [~mikewallace]
[ https://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf?p=couchdb-chttpd.git;h=a7080c2 ]

Export function for updating auth docs

The process of writing documents to the authentication DB varies
depending whether the authentication DB is on the admin or the
clustered interface. Authentication handlers should therefore
abstract the details away and provide a generic update_doc
function.

This commit adds an update_doc function to the chttpd auth cache
which proxies to fabric:update_doc/3.

COUCHDB-2452 2/?


> Provide _users DB security when _users DB is on the clustered interface
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: COUCHDB-2452
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/COUCHDB-2452
>             Project: CouchDB
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>      Security Level: public(Regular issues) 
>          Components: Database Core
>            Reporter: Mike Wallace
>
> The authentication DB (default name _users) has special security semantics which are
currently only supported on the admin port (default 5986). Since we support using the _users
DB on the clustered port we should also ensure the same security semantics apply there.



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