[OPSI 4.1] http transfers

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SisterOfMercy
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[OPSI 4.1] http transfers

Beitragvon SisterOfMercy » 07 Feb 2017, 19:35

Wouldn't it be an idea to stop using samba for client <-> depot interactions, and use http transfers?

The webdav thing for the wan clients might not be needed then. Yes, webdav is an extension of http, but I don't know how much extra is in there.
At least it would solve a lot of problems with networks that are not correctly configured - wouldn't it?
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Re: [OPSI 4.1] http transfers

Beitragvon dark alex » 08 Feb 2017, 07:11

http is not for file transfers.

this would only make sens when using FTP or switching entirely to WebDAV but why?
Samba is reliable, easy to setup and it's a well known component.

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Re: [OPSI 4.1] http transfers

Beitragvon SisterOfMercy » 10 Feb 2017, 15:52

dark alex hat geschrieben:http is not for file transfers.


Uhhh, since when?

dark alex hat geschrieben:this would only make sens when using FTP or switching entirely to WebDAV but why?
Samba is reliable, easy to setup and it's a well known component.


Samba is easy to setup with opsi-setup --auto-configure-samba, yes. But of course you can have problems with rights.
It's just an idea, it might streamline some things. For instance opsi-product-updater also uses http (I think). And the current repositories available on the internet would be the same from the view of the opsi-client-agent.
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Re: [OPSI 4.1] http transfers

Beitragvon n.wenselowski » 13 Feb 2017, 13:46

Hi,

there are no plans for this.

Opsi runs an Samba since the beginning (ca. ~1994ish) and has been a reliable service for us.
As this would be a rather big chance to the internals this is something that needs very good cause!
We are already using webdav for WAN clients but this also introduces more stress to the opsiconfd and from that point of view I'd rather have less clients running with webdav.


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