[ovirt-devel] REST-API - supported user name formats

Itamar Heim iheim at redhat.com
Tue Jun 3 09:39:35 UTC 2014

On 06/03/2014 12:37 PM, Yair Zaslavsky wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Itamar Heim" <iheim at redhat.com>
>> To: "Yair Zaslavsky" <yzaslavs at redhat.com>, devel at ovirt.org
>> Sent: Tuesday, June 3, 2014 12:19:03 PM
>> Subject: Re: [ovirt-devel] REST-API - supported user name formats
>> On 05/28/2014 05:16 AM, Yair Zaslavsky wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> Do we need to support a format of user name like "profile\user" for
>>> REST-API authentication? (if you're not familiar with the term profile, I
>>> can ask the same about "domain\user"
>>> I see in the code it exists, but I was wonder whether it is really needed.
>>> Thanks for any thoughts on this,
>>> Yair
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>> iirc, we only support the upn format for the rest api.
>> assuming any authentication provider can be treated as a domain, and
>> qualify for the upn format - why would we add the domain\user format?
> I tend to agree, I was asking to see if someone has other knowledge.

domain\user authentication support is a relic from 2.x probably.
considering we are planning to move the gui to the rest api, worth 
highlighting its going to be deprecated from the gui as well probably.

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