Hi all - In regards to external user authentication that I have working now
(see thread below).  When users try to go to the actual Galaxy page, they
get the message:


On Thu, Oct 1, 2015 at 4:10 PM, Ryan G <ngsbioinformat...@gmail.com> wrote:

> I finally got around to this and all is working well.  I submitted 2
> patches to remoteuser.py to assist in debugging incorrect set ups.
>
> Last question - When a user logs out, they get the page ""Access to Galaxy
> user controls is disabled".  I've set the remote_user_logout_href parameter
> to a different website, but they still get the "Access to Galaxy user
> controls is disabled".
>
> I see it in lib/galaxy/webapps/galaxy/controllers/user.py, but I think at
> that point its too late.
>
>
>
> On Tue, Sep 8, 2015 at 4:05 PM, Ryan G <ngsbioinformat...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Yes, I have a test server I'm going to check this one.  thanks for the
>> link, that's perfect...I'll add some debugging code in here to see what's
>> going on.
>>
>> On Tue, Sep 8, 2015 at 1:46 PM, Dannon Baker <dannon.ba...@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Do you have a way to verify the "HTTP_MAIL" header is actually being
>>> passed through your proxy server?
>>>
>>> The problem is that Galaxy still doesn't think it's receiving the
>>> expected headers, so there isn't a good way that it can tell you more about
>>> what might be going on.  If you're able to tweak Galaxy (using a test
>>> server) and add a few logging statements the code, this would be good
>>> places to check what's going on (print the `environ` dictionary associated
>>> with that request, along with self.remote_user_header to see what Galaxy is
>>> actually trying to use):
>>>
>>>
>>> https://github.com/galaxyproject/galaxy/blob/dev/lib/galaxy/web/framework/middleware/remoteuser.py#L49
>>>
>>> -Dannon
>>>
>>> On Thu, Sep 3, 2015 at 1:51 PM, Ryan G <ngsbioinformat...@gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> It turns out our authentication system passes a header 'HTTP_MAIL'
>>>> which contains the users email address.  In galaxy.ini, I have
>>>>
>>>> use_remote_user = True
>>>> remote_user_header = HTTP_MAIL
>>>>
>>>> After restarting,Galaxy still gives the same error.
>>>>
>>>> On Mon, Aug 31, 2015 at 3:44 PM, Dannon Baker <dannon.ba...@gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Hi Ryan,
>>>>>
>>>>> It may be that Galaxy is looking for a different remote user header
>>>>> than your proxy is setting.  I believe by default we look for
>>>>> HTTP_REMOTE_USER, but this is configurable in galaxy.ini (so, you could 
>>>>> set
>>>>> yours to HTTP_USER there).  Let me know if this doesn't sort it out for 
>>>>> you
>>>>> and we can dig deeper!
>>>>>
>>>>> -Dannon
>>>>>
>>>>> On Mon, Aug 31, 2015 at 3:42 PM, Ryan G <ngsbioinformat...@gmail.com>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Hi all - I'm trying to use external user authentication with Galaxy.
>>>>>> The external authentication passes to Galaxy the username with the mail
>>>>>> domain at HTTP_USER.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> In galaxy.ini, I enable:
>>>>>> use_remote_user = True
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> When I try to access Galaxy, I get the message:
>>>>>> Galaxy is configured to authenticate users via an external method
>>>>>> (such as HTTP authentication in Apache), but a username was not provided 
>>>>>> by
>>>>>> the upstream (proxy) server. This is generally due to a misconfiguration 
>>>>>> in
>>>>>> the upstream server.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> But nothing in paster.log indicating what the error is.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> How do I track this down?
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
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>>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
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