[Planetlab-devel] Web UI for federated objects - impacts on API
faiyaza at CS.Princeton.EDU
Mon Feb 19 10:50:25 EST 2007
What kind of functions would a user be interested in?
Thierry Parmentelat wrote:
> Hi Reid and all
> Following-up on the impact of federated objects on the web UI:
> I was ideally hoping to replace, as much as possible, the functions that
> allow to manage a local object, that do not make sense on federated
> objects (like e.g. changing a node's boot state), with details on the
> authoritative peer. (I am starting to experiment in a multi-peer
> environment, and this makes particular sense in this context.)
> Anyway it seems that GetPeers is restricted to be called by roles
> 'admin' and 'node'.
> I'd like to have this restriction lowered, so that a regular user can
> invoke GetPeers.
> My first thought was that the cacert and key fields should not get
> disclosed but, this is public material so I do not think there is any
> sensitive security issue here.
> So my question is, does anyone have anything against the fact that
> GetPeers becomes allowed to regular users.
> -- Thierry
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