[Seaside] Authenticating requests of Seaside REST filters (Using Zinc?)

Philippe Marschall philippe.marschall at gmail.com
Mon Sep 16 09:05:12 UTC 2013

On Mon, Sep 16, 2013 at 4:25 AM, Esteban A. Maringolo
<emaringolo at gmail.com> wrote:
> I want to add authentication to a Seaside app I'm programming.
> Particularly to the REST API I implemented by means of a WARestfulFilter. I
> want to use HTTP authentication against my existing authentication
> subsystem.
> But I don't know where to "hook in" the authentication process.
> Options:
> 1) Should I have my own Zinc delegate for the API? Authenticating everything
> before it reaches the ZnSeasideServerAdaptorDelegate?
> 2) Should I have to use something different than WARestfulFilter and use
> instead a WARestfulHandler starting at a different URN path? (maybe with a
> different delegate at that path).
> E.g. have the "common" seaside delegate installed a myhost/ui/ and the

Add a WAAuthenticationFilter around it.


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