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Better AuthType default for canceling jobs #2272

michaelrsweet opened this issue Mar 2, 2007 · 1 comment


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commented Mar 2, 2007

Version: 1.2.8 User: twaugh.redhat

It might be unexpected behaviour to some that 'cancel -U otheruser ...' does not require authentication as that other user. Perhaps there should be an 'AuthType Basic' for job cancellation in the default configuration?

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commented Mar 3, 2007 User: mike

No, because then you can't do "cancel 123" from the command-line without providing a password, which will be a) annoying and b) break existing installs.

Nothing prevents a user from changing the default policy, and we're going to stick with the current default...

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