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From "Andreas Sewe (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (MNG-5585) match server credentials based on server realm
Date Thu, 02 Mar 2017 16:47:45 GMT


Andreas Sewe commented on MNG-5585:

FYI, Eclipse Tycho has recently (version 1.0.0) introduced a similar feature for [sharing
mirror settings for multiple repositories|].
As this feature request is similar (sharing settings/credentials for multiple repositories),
the configuration syntax chosen by the Tycho developers (overloading repository/id) may serve
as inspiration.

> match server credentials based on server realm
> ----------------------------------------------
>                 Key: MNG-5585
>                 URL:
>             Project: Maven
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: Settings
>    Affects Versions: 3.x / Backlog
>            Reporter: nicolas de loof
> credentials for repositories are identified based on arbitrary ID. This is error prone
and fragile design, especially as there's no way to diagnose which credentials are used (see
> A realm-based server matching would better follow the way HTTP security is defined, and
could be easily used for other protocols based (for sample) on domain name.
> <server>
>      <id>xxx</id>  
>      <realm>[optional protocol://]</realm>
>     ..
> </server>

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