[Openstack] State of OpenStack Auth

Monsyne Dragon mdragon at rackspace.com
Tue Mar 1 20:57:11 UTC 2011

On 3/1/11 2:53 PM, Soren Hansen wrote:
> On a subject of authentication, I've always been puzzled why the token
> isn't just set as a standard http cookie?
> If it were, it would be dead simple to render a bit of HTML and
> interact with the API directly from a web server. The EC2 API can't do
> this because of the rather complex signature mechanism, but we're so
> incredibly close, yet so depressingly far away from being able to do
> this.
Quite true. It would make testing much easier, too.


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