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Subject [GitHub] [tinkerpop] vtslab edited a comment on pull request #1308: TINKERPOP-2389 WIP: Authorization support in TinkerPop
Date Mon, 07 Sep 2020 05:49:09 GMT

vtslab edited a comment on pull request #1308:
URL: https://github.com/apache/tinkerpop/pull/1308#issuecomment-687849953

   Thanks for the explanation @QwentB, this makes sense. Apart from making unit tests, your
request is really simple: allow the Authenticator implementation to pass on some user defined
properties (typically a Map) inside the returned AuthenticatedUser. The current Authorizer
proposal already receives the AuthenticatedUser and can read the user defined properties if
it has knowledge about their meaning. TinkerPop itself has no knowledge about the user defined
properties: it just allows for solutions that implement both the Authenticator and Authorizer
interfaces and leverage the channelizer to store and pass on the user defined properties.

   [Edit 7 sep] Note that the Authenticator/Authorizer implementation could cache the user-defined
properties itself, but it would not know when the websockets connection closed and the properties
could be released from the cache.

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