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Re: [yast-devel] Webyast session with consultant
  • From: Klaus Kaempf <kkaempf@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 26 Aug 2009 11:21:24 +0200
  • Message-id: <20090826092124.GB11772@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
* Duncan Mac-Vicar Prett <dmacvicar@xxxxxxx> [Aug 26. 2009 11:01]:
On Tuesday 25 August 2009 17:04:09 Klaus Kaempf wrote:
How's that ? Please elaborate.

In the client side right now if you want to change the time of the host, you
do a GET /systemtime which in turns does a GET in the service, interpret the
xml and then render the html. Then a put is done to /systemtime when clicking
"Save" and that generates a put in to the service.

Now, the service.. where? well, the "site" of the ActiveResource stuff is
stored in the session and comes from the login. That is why we have
/systemtime in the client, otherwise you could not know to what host to get
the time from.

Karel is propossing that the host is part of the client url, so
/host1/systemtime show the same controller and html than /host2/systemtime,
but one calls different service urls than the other. Therefore fully

Ah, now I get it, thanks !

Well, I agree with the proposal in principle but changing this has a
couple of more consequences I fear. Like reworking the complete
authentication/session stuff.

Actually, that's something for a future version of WebYaST which
should use something like

But this needs a deeper discussion with the security team.

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