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From "Rick Hillegas (Updated) (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Updated] (DERBY-866) Derby User Management Enhancements
Date Mon, 06 Feb 2012 20:42:00 GMT

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Rick Hillegas updated DERBY-866:
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    Attachment: derby-866-14-ac-badNativeSpec.diff

Attaching derby-866-14-ad-badNativeSpec.diff. This patch adds some logic to prevent the authentication
service from booting if the user specifies NATIVE + LOCAL authentication at the system level.
The patch also adds more tests for setting and changing the value of the authentication provider
property. The patch also re-enables this test for all platforms except Windows (see the discussion
on DERBY-5601).

The functional spec says that derby.authentication.provider=NATIVE::LOCAL is illegal if specified
at the system level. That is because this setting does not identify a credentials DB for system-wide
operations. This patch enforces that rule. If you attempt this setting at the system level,
Derby will refuse to boot.


Touches the following files:

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M       java/engine/org/apache/derby/impl/jdbc/authentication/NativeAuthenticationServiceImpl.java

Check for illegal system-wide setting of derby.authentication.provider=NATIVE::LOCAL.

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M       java/testing/org/apache/derbyTesting/functionTests/tests/lang/NativeAuthenticationServiceTest.java

New tests for settings of derby.authentication.provider.

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M       java/testing/org/apache/derbyTesting/functionTests/tests/lang/_Suite.java

Re-enable NativeAuthenticationServiceTest on non-windows platforms.

                
> Derby User Management Enhancements
> ----------------------------------
>
>                 Key: DERBY-866
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-866
>             Project: Derby
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: Services
>    Affects Versions: 10.2.1.6
>            Reporter: Francois Orsini
>            Assignee: Rick Hillegas
>         Attachments: Derby_User_Enhancement.html, Derby_User_Enhancement_v1.1.html, DummyAuthenticator.java,
UserManagement.html, UserManagement.html, UserManagement.html, UserManagement.html, UserManagement.html,
derby-866-01-aa-sysusers.diff, derby-866-01-ab-sysusers.diff, derby-866-02-ag-createDropUser.diff,
derby-866-03-aa-resetModifyPassword.diff, derby-866-03-ab-resetModifyPassword.diff, derby-866-04-aa-fixRolesTest.diff,
derby-866-05-aa-grantRevoke.diff, derby-866-06-aa-upgradeFrom10.1.diff, derby-866-07-aa-removeSQLPassword.diff,
derby-866-08-aa-passwordHasher.diff, derby-866-08-ab-passwordHasher.diff, derby-866-08-ad-passwordHasher.diff,
derby-866-09-ad-nativeAuthenticationService.diff, derby-866-09-ae-nativeAuthenticationServiceWithTests.diff,
derby-866-10-ac-propChanging.diff, derby-866-11-aa-upgradeTest.diff, derby-866-12-ac-passwordExpiration.diff,
derby-866-13-ab-systemWideOperationTests.diff, derby-866-14-ac-badNativeSpec.diff, dummyCredentials.properties
>
>
> Proposal to enhance Derby's Built-In DDL User Management. (See proposal spec attached
to the JIRA).
> Abstract:
> This feature aims at improving the way BUILT-IN users are managed in Derby by providing
a more intuitive and familiar DDL interface. Currently (in 10.1.2.1), Built-In users can be
defined at the system and/or database level. Users created at the system level can be defined
via JVM or/and Derby system properties in the derby.properties file. Built-in users created
at the database level are defined via a call to a Derby system procedure (SYSCS_UTIL.SYSCS_SET_DATABASE_PROPERTY)
which sets a database property.
> Defining a user at the system level is very convenient and practical during the development
phase (EOD) of an application - However, the user's password is not encrypted and consequently
appears in clear in the derby.properties file. Hence, for an application going into production,
whether it is embedded or not, it is preferable to create users at the database level where
the password is encrypted.
> There is no real ANSI SQL standard for managing users in SQL but by providing a more
intuitive and known interface, it will ease Built-In User management at the database level
as well as Derby's adoption.

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