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    Default folder access to users/roles (DAO)

    All,

    I am trying to figure out the configuration location where I could specify which roles to give access to a folder by default. When a new solutions folder is created in the repository and the...
  2. You might want to make sure that your Hibernate...

    You might want to make sure that your Hibernate database is up and running on HSQLDB (or wherever you have it!).
  3. What do the columns RECIP_TYPE and ACL_POSITION mean?

    All,

    I was wondering if someone could guide me about the database structure of the solutions repository. I would like to know the purpose (and possible values) for at least the two most important...
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    That was the first place I looked at. But I see...

    That was the first place I looked at. But I see that there is only 1 xaction relating to the repository under the admin folder and it is called "clean_repository.xaction". I do not see an xaction...
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    I would like to ask - if we wanted some code to...

    I would like to ask - if we wanted some code to perform a silent login for a user behind the scenes (not necessarily CAS/SSO) just in order to perform an action, can we do that?

    Does the API give...
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    I was wondering if anyone here had any ideas how...

    I was wondering if anyone here had any ideas how we could call a Repository Refresh action from within a Web Service. I know that you can manually refresh the repo through the link on the Admin...
  7. We have been able to use our custom Java Bean to...

    We have been able to use our custom Java Bean to implement a custom encoding scheme as part of the authentication process. All it does is extend the BaseDigestPasswordEncoder and then implements the...
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    Error shutting down pentaho service

    I am facing a problem during the shutdown of pentaho instance on Linux. Every time I try to stop the pentaho server by using “stop-pentaho.sh” I get the following error when it tries to shutdown the...
  9. Ok, so if I were to write my own Bean to encode...

    Ok, so if I were to write my own Bean to encode the password entered by the user and have Acgei refer to it via the "applicationContext-acegi-security-jdbc.xml" file, will that be good enough?

    I...
  10. Mat, Thanks for the information, and my bad...

    Mat,

    Thanks for the information, and my bad referring to the "userdb" schema as a standard one!
    Now, we are pointing to our custom schema which has a user table. I have successfully modified the...
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    How to work with encrypted user passwords?

    We are facing a challenge with authenticating users so they can get in to the Pentaho admin console. We are using the JDBC security DAO (Oracle) and our users table is supposed to store the password...
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    Well, from what I have tried until now, every...

    Well, from what I have tried until now, every user in the users table need to be assigned at least the "Authenticated" authority in the "granted_authorities" table. Without that, I believe that even...
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    I see. But what if we do not intend to provide...

    I see. But what if we do not intend to provide "anonymous" access to the application at all? I am just trying to minimize any management of roles/users so it would be a good idea to get rid of this...
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    I want to know if there is a way to get rid of...

    I want to know if there is a way to get rid of the "Authenticated" authority altogether! The fact that a user is in the user table and has his account enabled is good enough for us to determine...
  15. Can we use custom security tables for user authentication?

    All,

    I wanted to know if it is possible to use custom DB tables for security (authentication) in place of the standard "userdb" schema.

    We are hoping to integrate some Pentaho administration...
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    Thanks a lot for the input, Matt. A follow-up...

    Thanks a lot for the input, Matt. A follow-up question to this is: If we want to take care of the permissioning for xactions (and solution directories) from outside of the Admin pentaho application,...
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    Did you ever get an answer to you question? We...

    Did you ever get an answer to you question? We are also trying to figure out if there is any way to limit the number of records returned from an ad-hoc query.
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    Can you please provide us some details on how you...

    Can you please provide us some details on how you accomplished this? It would help other users if you can share your solution with us here.

    Also, what is the "permission function" that you mention?
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    Is there any documentation which details out the...

    Is there any documentation which details out the fields and their possible values in these 2 solution repository tables, PRO_FILES and PRO_ACLS_LIST? I am interested in finding out what ACL_MASK...
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    How to group users for security?

    I understand that Pentaho security works with 2 basic concepts - users and roles. What I wanted to know is that if there is a way to assign users to a third category, something like user groups.
    ...
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    Well, more than the time factor, I am concerned...

    Well, more than the time factor, I am concerned about how a full refresh will affect any other solutions objects which are not yet ready to go out to the repository. If a developer is working on some...
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    I was wondering if there is a way to refresh only...

    I was wondering if there is a way to refresh only certain specific objects in the repository and not the entire solutions folder? The idea of refreshing the whole repo every time there is a new...
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    Yeah, that makes sense! :p I think I have a much...

    Yeah, that makes sense! :p
    I think I have a much better picture now...thanks guys!
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    OK, I think I got it now. So it maintains a...

    OK, I think I got it now.

    So it maintains a 1-way sync between the file systems and the DB. Every time a manual sync is run, it will take the file system as the source and update the destination...
  25. Thread: Pentaho API

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    I am not sure if Pentaho gives out an API (as a...

    I am not sure if Pentaho gives out an API (as a part of the SDK), which can then be used to write your custom apps using the BI platform.

    I would be interested in getting an answer to this...
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    Harris, I think I understand the concept now -...

    Harris,

    I think I understand the concept now - you develop reports/dashboards and other objects as xactions locally and then "publish" them to the solutions repository, which is on MySQL. My next...
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    I meant the Pentaho Open BI Suite 1.6 :D I...

    I meant the Pentaho Open BI Suite 1.6 :D

    I think I got past the issue and now I am able to connect to the MySQL-based repository. Is there any documentation that talks about the relationship...
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    Well, my intention is not to design an...

    Well, my intention is not to design an authentication panel, but I want to come up with a solution that will help us perform user management from within a custom admin application. For this, I was...
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    Changing file-bsaed sol repo to DB-based

    All,

    I have the OpenBI v.1.6 installed on my Windows server. I installed it along with the mysql PCI and renamed the databases hibernate and quartz to "pentaho_repo" and "pentaho_scheduler"...
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    Tom, Then would it be correct for me to say...

    Tom,

    Then would it be correct for me to say that it is, at this point, not possible to manage your pentaho users by creating a custom admin application either? Let's say I wanted to create an...
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    I understand the process as explained by Harris...

    I understand the process as explained by Harris above. As an extension to that, what I am interested in finding out is if there is a better way to manage all your published content such as...
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    All, I have successfully installed the OpenBI...

    All,

    I have successfully installed the OpenBI platform 1.6 and modified the security setting to use a mySQL database as opposed to the default memory option.

    Now I want to find out if there is...
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    Thanks for the pointers, Tom. This documentation...

    Thanks for the pointers, Tom. This documentation is a great starting point.

    I apologize for not getting on the Wiki and looking around before I posted here, but I am very new to this product and...
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    Security architecture doc

    Hi,

    I am trying to find some documentation around the way security (that deals with authentication/authorization) is setup in the out-of-the-box Pentaho BI application.

    Can anyone point me in...
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