Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of TI12_Security/EggifyingNDGsecurity


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22/11/06 17:17:47 (13 years ago)
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pjkersha
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  • TI12_Security/EggifyingNDGsecurity

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    22NDG packages security included must be as easy to install as possible if they are to get take up by users and institutions.   
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    4 The use of MyProxy, set-up of PKI and the number of 3rtd party python package dependencies makes the security installation more complicated.  As of the Alpha version, security had a distutils based setup.  This made installation of the python source more straightforward but does not address the issue of the installation of the required 3rd party packages.  Also, there is a need to separate server and client side code.  The client side is more light weight and so making this distinct makes the installation process much less onerous for those only interested in client side functionality e.g. application developers wishing to NDG-secure a resource. 
     4The use of !MyProxy, set-up of PKI and the number of 3rtd party python package dependencies makes the security installation more complicated.  As of the Alpha version, security had a distutils based setup.  This made installation of the python source more straightforward but does not address the issue of the installation of the required 3rd party packages.  Also, there is a need to separate server and client side code.  The client side is more light weight and so making this distinct makes the installation process much less onerous for those only interested in client side functionality e.g. application developers wishing to NDG-secure a resource. 
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    66Use of Python Eggs (See http://peak.telecommunity.com/DevCenter/PythonEggs and http://peak.telecommunity.com/DevCenter/setuptools) should address some of these issues: