[Zope-dev] Re: [Plone-developers] Getting PAS users to show up in the access log/Z2.log

Wichert Akkerman wichert at wiggy.net
Thu Aug 23 16:33:45 EDT 2007

Previously Ross Patterson wrote:
> Ross Patterson <me at rpatterson.net> writes:
> > It seems like ZServer/medusa/http_server.py is responsible for logging
> > requests to the access log/Z2.log and it only extracts the user from the
> > HTTP basic auth header.
> >
> > I'd like to have the Z2.log reflect my PAS users so I started a branch at
> > http://svn.zope.org/PluggableAuthService/branches/rossp-access-log/ that
> > hacks some request data.  You can see the meat of it in the following
> > changeset:
> >
> > http://svn.zope.org/PluggableAuthService/branches/rossp-access-log/PluggableAuthService.py?view=diff&r1=79171&r2=79170
> >
> > I'm sure this is just about the worst way to do this.  :)  I just wanted
> > to get the discussion started.
> >
> > I suspect that ZServer/medusa/http_server.py is only invoved for certain
> > Zope setups and that other Zope setups (twisted, etc.?) might log
> > differently.
> >
> > So what would be a better way to approach this?  Does anyone else have a
> > solution to this problem?
> I forgot to mention that one of my goals is to have this behavior be PAS
> pluggable.  In particular, it seems obvious that user.getUserName()
> should be the default that's used, but I have a need to use something
> else, so I'd like to be able to write a plugin that does this.

I suspect that instead of doing yet another PAS plugin it would be more
useful to make the zserver logging modular.


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