[kepler-dev] Fwd: local earthgrid node repository
ericmagaha at gmail.com
Wed Mar 19 05:57:54 PDT 2008
Ok. I am going to look into writing my own authentication class, without
What about the ldap properties in build.properties and metacat.properties?
Are those only used by AuthLdap?
On Tue, Mar 18, 2008 at 4:37 PM, Jing Tao <tao at nceas.ucsb.edu> wrote:
> Hi, Eric:
> Currently you should use authentication method before inserting or
> updating documents into metacat. So you have to use those urls :)
> However, metacat can be modified to use other ways to authenticate user.
> In order to do this, you need to add a new class into metacat src. This
> class should implement interface AuthInterface.java. AuthLdap, which is
> our current
> authentication class, can give you some idea how to implement the class.
> After adding the new class, you also should tell metacat you changed the
> authentication method. In order to do this, you need to modify the
> metacat.properties (which is in your metacat/lib dir) - changing
> authclass=what class you added.
> After this, metacat will use the new class to authenticate users. If you
> have more question, please let use know.
> Jing Tao
> National Center for Ecological
> Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS)
> 735 State St. Suite 204
> Santa Barbara, CA 93101
> On Tue, 18 Mar 2008, Eric Magaha wrote:
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From: Eric Magaha <ericmagaha at gmail.com>
> > Date: Tue, Mar 18, 2008 at 4:03 PM
> > Subject: Re: [kepler-dev] local earthgrid node repository
> > To: Chad Berkley <berkley at nceas.ucsb.edu>
> > Chad,
> > Ok. I built metacat and can access the servlet.
> > I have a question....
> > Do I have to use authentication? Looks like there is some LDAP settings
> > (ldapUrl in build.properties), but I don't want to use that. Can I have
> > authentication with metacat? Or can I somehow use my list of NIS users
> > my server?
> > Thanks.
> > On Wed, Mar 12, 2008 at 2:06 PM, Chad Berkley <berkley at nceas.ucsb.edu>
> > wrote:
> >> Hi Eric,
> >> Yes it is possible. The Kepler repository is just a metacat
> >> installation. You'll need to install metacat with the earthgrid
> >> interface, then change the connection properties in
> >> kepler/configs/ptolemy/configs/kepler/repositoryBundle.properties file
> >> to match your new server.
> >> You can find documentation on setting up Metacat in the
> >> metacat/docs/user/metacatinstall.html file. Metacat is available for
> >> download from http://knb.ecoinformatics.org//software/download.html
> >> Let us know if you have any questions.
> >> chad
> >> Eric Magaha wrote:
> >>> The project I am working does not have access to the internet. It is
> >>> an isolated network. Is it possible to setup a local Kepler
> >>> to allow sharing of actors? Thanks.
> >>> Eric Magaha
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