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why we need "admin_api": [["is_admin:True"]] in policy.json ?

asked 2013-01-31 04:33:00 -0500

chen-li gravatar image

I'm really confused about context in file policy.json.

Why we have to define some actions with "role:admin", some with "rule:admin_api" and, some with "is_admin:True"?

Also, we can get "admin_api": [["is_admin:True"]] in /etc/nova/policy.json, But, "admin_api": "role:admin" in nova/tests/fake_policy.py And, according to my understanding, role:admin and is_admin:True will always keep same in context.

Anyone can give me a brief introduction?

Thanks. -chen

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answered 2013-02-09 03:11:27 -0500

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I remember I saw someone mentioned before, it looks like there are legacy projects assumed the role name is "admin".

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