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Status Submitted
Workspace Spectrum Symphony
Components Version 7.3.2
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 11, 2023

Allow to disable plugin related requests through HostFactory Rest Api and Symphony GUI

JPMC currently uses Symphony 7.3.1. We intend to allow user to use HostFactory Rest API, from e.g. on-prem to Symphony cluster on AWS.

We happen to see Symphony 7.3.2, which we intend to upgrade to later, supports HostFactory plugin related requests through HostFactory Rest API. This would mean our user can submit HostFactory plugin update requests through HF rest server thus can run script they uploaded on e.g. management instances, about which we have security concerns. It is true only Cluster Admin user can submit rest requests to HF and Cluster Amin have special privileges and can do many things on management hosts anyway. Still, a "channel" like rest api requests to make changes to management hosts, even by cluster admin, is what we do not want.

This IDEA i.e. RFE is to ask, through a custom setting, to disable all HostFactory plug-in related requests through HostFactory or Symphony GUI.

This request is for the upcoming 7.3.2x release scheduled for the end of calendar 2023.

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