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From "Heinz Drews" <heinz.dr...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Name for administrative security realm
Date Tue, 21 Nov 2006 05:08:24 GMT
The "-realm" suffix for the name of a realm looks a little bit redundant.

Heinz

On 11/20/06, Vamsavardhana Reddy <c1vamsi1c@gmail.com> wrote:
> How about the name "geronimo-admin-realm" for administrative security realm?
>  If there are no objections to this, I will apply the patch in 48 hours.
>
>  --vamsi
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Vamsavardhana Reddy (JIRA) <jira@apache.org>
> Date: Nov 19, 2006 1:31 AM
> Subject: [jira] Updated: (GERONIMO-931) Rename administrative security realm
> To: c1vamsi1c@gmail.com
>
>      [
> http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/GERONIMO-931?page=all
> ]
>
> Vamsavardhana Reddy updated GERONIMO-931:
> -----------------------------------------
>
>     Attachment: GERONIMO-931.patch
>
> GERONIMO-931.patch :  Renames administrative security realm to
> "admin-realm".
>
> After building branches\1.2 with the patch applied, I have done the
> following verification:
>
> 1.  Login to admin console successfully
> 2.  Add a new user using Console Realm portlet and add this user to "admin"
> group
> 3.  Deploy an application using command line deploy tool using the newly
> added user credentials
> 3.  Redeploy the application using credentials system/manager
>
> > Rename administrative security realm
> > ------------------------------------
> >
> >                 Key: GERONIMO-931
> >                 URL:
> http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/GERONIMO-931
> >             Project: Geronimo
> >          Issue Type: Improvement
> >      Security Level: public(Regular issues)
> >          Components: console, security
> >    Affects Versions: 1.0-M4
> >            Reporter: Aaron Mulder
> >         Assigned To: Vamsavardhana Reddy
> >             Fix For: 1.2, 2.0
> >
>  >         Attachments: GERONIMO-931.patch
> >
> >
> > It would be best if the administrative security realm (and login domain)
> was named "AdminRealm" or something so it would be more convenient to
> replace it.  Currently it's called "properties-login" and
> "geronimo-properties-realm" and so on.  Which makes it pretty awkward to
> replace it with a database-based realm, for example.
> > This change needs to propogate to web apps including the console.  I'm not
> sure how the remote JMX access handles authentication (as in, for the deploy
> tool), but presumably that would also need to be switched.
>
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