1. 21 Aug, 2007 1 commit
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      Another round of widearea node hacking for CMU. These changes add · 99346dc0
      Leigh B. Stoller authored
      widearea reloading support.
      
      * New slot in the images table to store an access key which remote
        sites must provide in order to download an image (via https).
      
      * tmcd returns a different kind of ADDRESS field from doloadinfo.
        Instead of the multicast stuff, return a URL that points to boss'
        web server. The URL is of the form:
      
         https://www.myemulab.net/spewimage.php?imageid=10013&access_key=abcdef
      
        which as you can see is fully specified; the client does not need
        to know anything else.
      
      * New webpage and backend scripts appropriately called "spewimage"
        which also includes support for the http HEAD request (from wget) to
        avoid downloading images that are already on the node. I just
        learned about this HEAD request stuff today ... but otherwise these
        operate as expected, spewing the image if the access key is provided.
      
      * Changes to rc.frisbee to deal with remote loading. In addition to
        URL support, I also added support for simple paths, the intent being
        that we will probably distribute images offline (say, at night) so
        that when a node reboots it doesn't actually have to wait 60 minutes
        for an image to download. I have not added any server side support
        for this yet though. Maybe later this week.
      
      * Other bits and pieces and fixes to make this work.
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  2. 24 Apr, 2007 1 commit
  3. 17 Apr, 2007 1 commit
  4. 12 Feb, 2007 1 commit
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      * Replace the argument processing code in all pages. Currently we rely on · 48acc8e3
      Leigh B. Stoller authored
        register_globals=1 to turn POST/GET/COOKIES arguments in local variables.
        This is known to be a terrible security risk, and we keep saying we are
        going to fix it, and now I am. In order to accomplish this on a
        transitional basis (since I don't want the entire web interface to stop
        working while I debug it), and because the code just needs the cleanup, I
        am doing it like this: Each page will sport new declarations at the top:
      
      	RequiredPageArguments("experiment", PAGEARG_EXPERIMENT,
                                    "template",   PAGEARG_TEMPLATE,
                                    "instance",   PAGEARG_INSTANCE,
                                    "metadata",   PAGEARG_METADATA,
                                    "osinfo",     PAGEARG_OSINFO,
                                    "image",      PAGEARG_IMAGE,
                                    "project",    PAGEARG_PROJECT,
                                    "group",      PAGEARG_GROUP,
                             ...
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