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Passwordless login in CDWS

Our connect-direct node is using a passwordless unix user for communicating with our partners node (snode).

As of right now (v the Connect:Direct WebServices GUI is requiring password in order to login on our node. There seems to be no way of disabling the password input for a certain node, through admin functions.


We wish to not have to add a secondary "gui user" to our OS, just to get the CDWS to work with our setup.

If I recall correctly, the option to disable password on login, was available in the v.1.5 version of the web gui.


I must also say that the new web gui is a huge improvement over the old one, well done!

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  • Sep 6 2019
  • Under Consideration
How will this idea be used?

It will be a huge improvement to usability in setups like ours, where a passwordless OS user is being used for authentication.

Also it will be a more easy transition from the old 1.5 web gui to the new one.

What is your industry? Financial Markets
What is the idea priority? Medium
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