[security-dev] IDM: REST API

Anil Saldhana Anil.Saldhana at redhat.com
Mon Dec 10 16:12:48 EST 2012

On 12/10/2012 01:18 PM, Bill Burke wrote:
> On 12/10/2012 1:47 PM, Darran Lofthouse wrote:
>> On 12/10/2012 06:37 PM, Bill Burke wrote:
>>> * Granting specific access to somebody so they can act on behalf of you
>>> seems like a pretty compelling cross-cutting use case that should be
>>> supported in the model.
>> That is something that is coming up for AS7 as well we are close to the
>> point where we need to define which users can act on the behalf of other
>> users.
> (I said this before).  In my prototype, i have something like a role
> mapping, but it is a list of roles a user is allowed to ask another user
> to grant for them.  This is the change in the meta model I'd need for
> this type of data, otherwise, i'm just hacking the identity model.
Bill - this is a valid use case and we should model this. Critical for 
OAuth2 providers.

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