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

Ross Patterson me at rpatterson.net
Thu Aug 23 17:14:51 EDT 2007

Wichert Akkerman <wichert at wiggy.net>

> 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.

I don't suppose you could provide any suggestions for a direction for
this?  I really know very little about the zserver.


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