Opened 10 years ago
Closed 2 years ago
#13318 closed defect (invalid)
Notebook require_login=False requires password
Reported by: | Volker Braun | Owned by: | jason, mpatel, was |
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Priority: | critical | Milestone: | sage-duplicate/invalid/wontfix |
Component: | notebook | Keywords: | |
Cc: | Frédéric Chapoton | Merged in: | |
Authors: | Reviewers: | ||
Report Upstream: | N/A | Work issues: | |
Branch: | Commit: | ||
Dependencies: | Stopgaps: |
Description
Starting with sage-5.2, the require_login=False
option doesn't work any more: It requires you to set an admin password, on the console, before starting the notebook. This is very inconvenient for any kind of "one-click start notebook" packaging. It should not ask for any password, thats the whole point of not requiring login.
[vbraun@laptop ~]$ sage -notebook require_login=False ---------------------------------------------------------------------- | Sage Version 5.2, Release Date: 2012-07-25 | | Type "notebook()" for the browser-based notebook interface. | | Type "help()" for help. | ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Please wait while the Sage Notebook server starts... ... notebook(require_login=False) The notebook files are stored in: sage_notebook.sagenb Please choose a new password for the Sage Notebook 'admin' user. Do _not_ choose a stupid password, since anybody who could guess your password and connect to your machine could access or delete your files. NOTE: Only the hash of the password you type is stored by Sage. You can change your password by typing notebook(reset=True).
Obviously you need to erase $DOT_SAGE/sage_notebook.sagenb/users.pickle
to reproduce this.
Change History (19)
comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by
comment:2 Changed 10 years ago by
nb.user_manager().add_user('admin', 'sage', '', force=True)
seems to do the trick now.
comment:3 Changed 10 years ago by
Ok now the VM doesn't ask for the admin password upon startup, but it still requires a login. With the new sagenb is there any way to directly start to the admin notebook list, skipping the login screen?
comment:4 Changed 10 years ago by
Priority: | major → blocker |
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I think this warrants a blocker, since its a big usability issue for novices.
comment:5 Changed 10 years ago by
I just tried sage -notebook require_login=False
on a stock 5.2 and it seems to work just fine (pops up the user's worksheet listing, with no login or anything.
I also tried moving my .sage folder to start everything fresh. I copied your lines above to make an account, then started up with sage -notebook require_login=False
and things worked perfectly---the worksheet listing page popped up with no intervention.
comment:6 Changed 10 years ago by
Some more information: When you just run sage -notebook
you are logged in with a token as password since Sage spawns the browser. So you actually do log in, its just automatically behind the scenes. This is not an option for the virtual machine, you can't start a host browser from within the VM. The following does not work:
sage -notebook interface=\'\' port=8002 open_viewer=False require_login=False
When you manually open http://localhost:8002 you are greeted with a login screen.
comment:7 Changed 10 years ago by
Any ideas for this ticket? I'm not opposed to having this truly a sage-5.3 blocker, but only if somebody has ideas on how to fix it.
comment:8 Changed 10 years ago by
Milestone: | sage-5.3 → sage-5.4 |
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Priority: | blocker → critical |
comment:9 Changed 10 years ago by
Still doesn't work in Sage-5.3
Sage-5.4.beta0 removes the require_login
keyword without offering a replacement. The new automatic_login
option only starts a web browser with a special URL so its useless inside the VM.
comment:10 Changed 10 years ago by
Yes, it does seem that I missed a use-case in combining the open_viewer and require_login keywords. I think it does make sense to put back the require_login keyword.
comment:12 Changed 9 years ago by
Milestone: | sage-5.11 → sage-5.12 |
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comment:13 Changed 9 years ago by
Milestone: | sage-6.1 → sage-6.2 |
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comment:14 Changed 9 years ago by
Milestone: | sage-6.2 → sage-6.3 |
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comment:15 Changed 8 years ago by
Milestone: | sage-6.3 → sage-6.4 |
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comment:16 Changed 8 years ago by
Any update on this?
+1
Volker, what is the current workaround on the VM for this?
comment:17 Changed 8 years ago by
There is no workaround. The browser inside the VM is started with a magic url that avoids the password. If you connect with the host browser, you need to login (username: admin, pass: sage)
comment:18 Changed 2 years ago by
Cc: | Frédéric Chapoton added |
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Milestone: | sage-6.4 → sage-duplicate/invalid/wontfix |
Status: | new → needs_review |
Proposing to close all sagenb tickets as outdated, so that all remaining open tickets in the notebook component are about the Jupyter notebook.
comment:19 Changed 2 years ago by
Resolution: | → invalid |
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Status: | needs_review → closed |
I had the following code in the sage virtual appliance build script:
This doesn't work any more since
add_user
was removed in sage-5.2.