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if user change permission to None, currentIndex will be -1. I would
recommend creating a function like getRoleRank which will give out a rank for
all roles including None and View User.
- Richard Zang
On May 10, 2016, 7:49 p.m., Keta Patel wrote:
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> (Updated May 10, 2016, 7:49 p.m.)
> Review request for Ambari, Di Li and Richard Zang.
> Bugs: AMBARI-15552
> Repository: ambari
> Reproduction Steps:
> 1. Go to Admin->Manage Ambari
> 2. Create a group with a few users belonging to it.
> (I have created "mygroup" with "user1", "user2", "user3")
> (attachments "user1.tiff", "mygroup.tiff" shows samples)
> 3. Go to Clusters->Roles on the left navigation menu.
> 4. The default view is the "Block" view for the roles. Assign "mygroup" a
> role, say "Cluster User".
> (attachment "block_view_original.tiff")
> 5. Click on "List" view, it will show Users by default. It correctly shows
> the role "Cluster User" for each user in "mygroup".
> (attachment "list_view_users.tiff")
> 6. Now, try adding a new Role, say "Service Operator", to one of the users,
> say "user3".
> (attachments "list_view_add_role_to_user_step1.tiff",
> 7. After making this change, the role gets added for that user (in our case
> "user3"), but the roles from other users in its group gets removed. Also, the
> previous role for the user ("user3") is replaced by the new Role.
> (attachment "list_view_add_role_to_user_step3.tiff")
> 8. You can confirm this from the the "Block" view.
> (attachment "block_view_after_step3.tiff")
> So, the problem here lies with the List view where it is not able to process
> the changes in the Roles correctly. A change in the Role of a user causes the
> CASE-1: The displayed role (effective privilege) comes from an explicitly
> assigned role to the user.
> 1.1) The new selected role correctly replaces the existing privilege that was
> explicitly assigned to the user.
> 1.2) But if the user was assigned multiple roles explicilty (before the fix
> for AMBARI-16102 got pushed in), then all the other roles, which are of lower
> privilege than the role that got replaced, are still displayed in the Block
> view (because those roles are still in the database). So, if the new selected
> role happened to be of a lower privilege than and existing role of the user,
> then even though the user sees a success Alert message, the effective
> privileg he sees is different. For the Ambari user, this behavior is not
> easily understandable.
> CASE-2: The displayed role (effective privilege) comes from a group the user
> belongs to.
> 2.1) If the new selected privilege is higher than the effective privilege
> coming from the user's group(s), then the newly selected role replaces this
> "group" privilege in the database, insetad of creating a new entry.
> 2.2) As a result of losing the group privilege, all the group members also
> lose their privileges and they show "None" as their effective privilege.
> 2.3) If the newly selected privilege is lower than effective group privilege,
> the Alert message shows a success of role change but the effective privilge
> is still not the one that the Ambari user selected.
> Expected results:
> 1. Updating a Role of a user must replace any/all of the explicit roles it
> has been assigned through the Block View. (this addresses 1.2)
> Note: Even though AMBARI-16102 has attempted to fix the Block view by
> allowing only a user to have just one role assigned to it, there could be
> cases where the earlier version of Block view has already allowed users to
> have multiple roles. So, taking this into consideration, the fix must address
> removing any or all of the roles the user was assigned explicitly.
> 2. Adding a Role to a user must not affect the Roles of other users in its
> group. (addressing 2.1 and 2.2)
> 3. Selecting a "NONE" for a user role shows the Alert "User's role chnaged to
> None". This may not reflect the correct privilege status as the user might
> have some effective privilege coming from its group(s). In the fix, the Alert
> must show the relevant message.
> 4. Alert messages must show more informative messages of what is happening
> with the user's privileges and why. (addressing 1.2 and 2.3)
> Diff: https://reviews.apache.org/r/46808/diff/
> The testing done mainly checks the logic used to update the privileges of the
> user/group which is done after a REST call to retrieve the privileges.
> The test cases have mocks setup for server calls. The response from the
> server calls are also mocked to work with a particular set of users and
> The logic in the .then() clause following the server calls is added in the
> mock promises and tweaked slightly to work locally.
> The role selection for Users is tested for:
> 1. the new selected role has the same privilege as the user's effective
> privilege coming from its gruop(s)
> 2. the new selected role has greater privilege than the user's effective
> privilege coming from its group(s)
> 3. the new selected role has lower privilege tha n the user's effective
> privilege coming from its group(s)
> The role selection for Groups is tested for:
> 1. the new selected role has the same privilege as the group's effective
> 2. the new selected role has greater privilege than the group's effective
> 3. the new selected role has lower privilege than the group's effective
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