Hi Galaxy developers,
I'd like to integrate a SOAP-based data resource in Galaxy and I'm
exploring ways to manage the SOAP session so that a user won't have to
resubmit their credentials every time they want to pull data.
Here are things I've thought of:
1) Wrap an independent web page around the SOAP service and access it via
HTTP using Galaxy's synchronous data depositing. I could manage session
cookies through my site rather than trying to do it with Galaxy. I'd like
to avoid adding an extra layer, however, so then I thought of...
2) Can I set and read cookie attributes from a Galaxy Tool? If so, I think
I could make this work but I don't see how I can access cookie attributes
3) I might be able to keep a local table of SOAP credentials tied to the
Galaxy Session Id. However, I'm not sure how/if I can pass the Galaxy
session id to my custom tool?
Any help or pointers would be greatly appreciated!
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