[openstack-dev] [storyboard] need help figuring out how to use auth with storyboard client
doug at doughellmann.com
Mon Jan 15 14:44:22 UTC 2018
Excerpts from Adam Coldrick's message of 2018-01-15 11:26:14 +0000:
> On Fri, 2018-01-12 at 21:30 +0000, Jeremy Stanley wrote:
> > On 2018-01-12 15:57:44 -0500 (-0500), Doug Hellmann wrote:
> > > The storyboard client docs mention an "access token"  as
> > > something
> > > a client needs in order to create stories and make other sorts of
> > > changes. They don't explain what that token is or how to get one,
> > > though.
> > >
> > > Where do I get a token? How long does the token work? Can I safely
> > > put a token in a configuration file, or do I need to get a new one
> > > each time I want to do something with the client?
> > https://docs.openstack.org/infra/storyboard/webapi/v1.html#api
> > suggests that logging in and going to
> > https://storyboard.openstack.org/#!/profile/tokens will allow you to
> > issue one (with up to a 10-year expiration based on my modest
> > experimentation). I believe this to be the same solution we're using
> > to grant teh storyboard-its Gerrit plugin to update tasks/stories
> > from review.openstack.org.
> This is likely the easiest solution. Some other options:
> - Admin users can issue tokens for any users, so an automation user
> could have a token granted by infra-root using the API directly (see
> the API docs for detail).
The script I'm thinking of would create the story, tasks, and board
associated with a community goal. So it could be run by a goal champion
on their local system, and wouldn't need a special user to own the
> - Add some functionality in python-storyboardclient to handle
> authenticating with the OpenID provider that the API sends a
> redirect link for.
That would be useful, although having directions for getting a token
manually is probably fine, for this case.
> : https://docs.openstack.org/infra/storyboard/webapi/v1.html#post--v
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