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Opened 8 years ago

Closed 3 years ago

#814 closed enhancement (fixed)

easier migrating password_format to another

Reported by: moo Owned by: hasienda
Priority: low Component: AccountManagerPlugin
Severity: normal Keywords: password migration
Cc: Trac Release: 0.11

Description

it would be nice if i can change password_file format gracefully, without hurting existing users. switching to another format should still support the old one, and should update the file as soon as the user login (password learning)

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comment:1 Changed 8 years ago by mgood

  • Keywords helpwanted added
  • Priority changed from normal to lowest
  • Type changed from defect to enhancement

I'm not likely to work on this anytime soon, but if you'd like to provide a patch I'll consider it.

comment:2 Changed 6 years ago by pacopablo

  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from new to closed

I'm closing this ticket due to a lack of activity. The new chained password stores can alleviate this problem by allowing multiple password stores to be used. It won't do the migration, however.

If you have a patch against 0.11 for this feature, please attach it and reopen the ticket.

comment:3 Changed 3 years ago by hasienda

  • Keywords password migration added; helpwanted removed
  • Priority changed from lowest to low
  • Resolution wontfix deleted
  • Status changed from closed to reopened
  • Trac Release changed from 0.10 to 0.11

Not knowing about this old ticket I just stumbled over it.

If you still care, the migration is now supported by setting multiple password stores and the AcctMgr option refresh_passwd = true. But it has not been back-ported to 0.10 branch so far.

comment:4 Changed 3 years ago by hasienda

  • Owner changed from mgood to hasienda
  • Status changed from reopened to new

I needed this, so I took care of it on my own. Any feedback is still welcome.

comment:5 Changed 3 years ago by hasienda

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

history of implementation:

  • [10244] introduced the core function to 'trunk'
  • [10250] added db storage support to prevent repeated refresh attempts for the same user
  • [10286] added support for enabling/disabling the function from configuration admin page
  • [10393] made the feature available as part of acct_mgr-0.3
  • [10469] added the ability to restart the refresh for all users as often as needed
  • [10470] finally made the full feature set available as part of acct_mgr-0.3.1

Have fun.

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