[openstack-dev] Fwd: New feature proposal: send additional headers in API calls
yolanda.robla at canonical.com
Tue Dec 17 11:41:52 UTC 2013
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We mostly want that to be able to send distro information into
Openstack, to be able to collect stats about it.
Here is the blueprint for it:
El 17/12/13 11:20, Steven Hardy escribió:
> On Tue, Dec 17, 2013 at 10:37:05AM +0100, Yolanda Robla wrote:
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>> Hi I just wanted to raise a new feature proposal request we are
>> interested in. We are interested in sending additional API calls
>> in headers, in each openstack component. A sample code i created
>> (using keystone as target) is showed on that link:
>> It relies on a new section in config files called extra_headers,
>> where we can provide a set of key-value keypairs, and that will
>> be sent in the headers of each API response.
>> We want to use that to be able to send the distribution used for
>> Openstack deployment, but could be used for other generic
>> purposes. Headers could also be disabled if not necessary.
> Ok, I'll bite and ask the obvious question. Why?
> IMO you need a solid technical justification for this, backed up by
> real use-cases, and I don't see any in the bug.
> In general, I think leaking information about the platform a
> service is running on is bad, particularly when it provides no
> value to users, so -1 on this from me.
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