DACS_GROUP(8) DACS Web Services and CGI DACS_GROUP(8)

NAME

dacs_group — DACS group administration

SYNOPSIS

dacs_group [dacsoptions]

DESCRIPTION

This web service is part of the DACS suite.

The dacs_group web service displays DACS group definitions and membership and performs administrative functions on them.

Note

This web service may eventually be replaced by the dacs_admin(8) web service.

Web Service Arguments

Besides the standard CGI arguments, dacs_group understands the following CGI arguments:

OPERATION

This argument is required and selects one of the following functions. Additional arguments, if any, are function-dependent.

  • SHOW_GROUP_MEMBERSHIP

    Arguments: GROUP_NAME, JURISDICTION (optional)

  • LIST_GROUPS

    Arguments: JURISDICTION

  • SHOW_GROUP_DEFINITION

    Arguments: GROUP_NAME, JURISDICTION (optional)

  • SHOW_ROLES

    Display the roles associated with the caller.

  • TEST_GROUP_MEMBERSHIP

    Test whether the caller is in the group specified by GROUP.

  • LIST_GROUP_MEMBERSHIP

    Show which groups user MEMBER_NAME belongs to, as known by the receiving jurisdiction. MATCH_JURISDICTION (optional) can be set to limit testing to those groups defined by the given jurisdiction. MATCH_GROUP_NAME (optional) can be set to a regular expressions, applied to each known group name from any jurisdiction, to limit testing to those groups that match the given regex.

  • CREATE_GROUP

    Arguments: GROUP_NAME, GROUP_TYPE

  • DELETE_GROUP

    Arguments: GROUP_NAME, MEMBER_NAME

  • ADD_GROUP_MEMBER

    Arguments: GROUP_NAME, MEMBER_NAME, MEMBER_TYPE, DACS

  • DELETE_GROUP_MEMBER

    Arguments: GROUP_NAME, MEMBER_NAME

  • PURGE_GROUP

    Delete the specified cached group definition. JURISDICTION, GROUP_NAME

  • CHANGE_GROUP_DEFINITION

    Arguments: GROUP_NAME, NEW_GROUP_NAME

  • RECEIVE_GROUP_DEFINITION

    The jurisdiction receiving the request is being asked to cache one or more group definitions, passed as a groups element (groups.dtd) that is the value of GROUPS.

  • SEND_GROUP_DEFINITION

    Reply with one or more group definitions (master or cached copies). GROUP_NAME_LIST is a comma-separated list of group names.

  • APPLY_DELTAS

DIAGNOSTICS

The program exits 0 if everything was fine, 1 if an error occurred.

SEE ALSO

dacs(1), dacs.groups(5), regex(3)

AUTHOR

Distributed Systems Software (www.dss.ca)

COPYING

Copyright 2003-2014 Distributed Systems Software. See the LICENSE file that accompanies the distribution for licensing information.

DACS Version 1.4.38a 23-Nov-2016 DACS_GROUP(8)

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