accept auth token as cookie

Bug #1522975 reported by John Dickinson on 2015-12-04
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OpenStack Object Storage (swift)

Bug Description

Accept an auth token as a cookie instead of a header. All the same existing rules likely still apply.

Why? Because people talk to Swift with web browsers, and it's easier to send cookies than custom x-auth-token headers.

Something to investigate: does Horizon do anything similar to this for its swift dashboard?

Tim Burke (1-tim-z) wrote :

Sure, could be useful. Still gotta get the browser to go making auth requests, though.

Changed in swift:
status: New → Confirmed
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