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Bug 1379985 - [RFE] Clone role from CLI and API
Summary: [RFE] Clone role from CLI and API
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Satellite
Classification: Red Hat
Component: Users & Roles
Version: 6.3.0
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: Unspecified
Assignee: Ondřej Pražák
QA Contact: Adam Ruzicka
Depends On:
Blocks: 1373844
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2016-09-28 11:05 UTC by Jitendra Yejare
Modified: 2019-08-12 14:38 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Clone Of:
: 1470675 (view as bug list)
Last Closed: 2018-02-21 16:49:54 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

Attachments (Terms of Use)

System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Foreman Issue Tracker 18317 0 Normal Closed Clone role from API 2020-03-23 18:12:14 UTC
Foreman Issue Tracker 18318 0 Normal Closed Add command to clone user role 2020-03-23 18:12:15 UTC

Description Jitendra Yejare 2016-09-28 11:05:40 UTC
Description of problem:
Currently role cannot be cloned from CLI and API,  and can only be cloned from UI. This RFE is to add that support.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Satellite 6.3 snap 2

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Attempt to clone a role from CLI and API

Actual results:
No option to clone a Role from CLI hammer or API.

Expected results:
Support should be added to clone a role from CLI and API.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Ondřej Pražák 2017-01-31 12:18:30 UTC
Created redmine issue from this bug

Comment 2 Ondřej Pražák 2017-01-31 12:26:00 UTC
Connecting redmine issue from this bug

Comment 3 Satellite Program 2017-03-14 12:04:11 UTC
Moving this bug to POST for triage into Satellite 6 since the upstream issue has been resolved.

Comment 4 Adam Ruzicka 2017-08-02 09:23:29 UTC
Satellite-6.3 Snap 9
Package versions:

[root@snap9 ~]# hammer role clone --id 1 --new-name 'Cloned Tasks Managed'
User role cloned

[root@snap9 ~]# cat role_clone
        "name": "Cloned Tasks Manager 2"

[root@snap9 ~]# curl -X POST -k -H 'Content-Type: application/json' https://localhost/api/v2/roles/1/clone -u $LOGIN -d "$(<role_clone)" -i
HTTP/1.1 201 Created
Date: Wed, 02 Aug 2017 09:22:47 GMT
Server: Apache/2.4.6 (CentOS)
Foreman_version: 1.15.2
Foreman_api_version: 2
Apipie-Checksum: d27105eaf95e8a9c5bddae9e0d6aca3f
Cache-Control: max-age=0, private, must-revalidate
X-Request-Id: beef6c09-aaa2-4ebb-9182-3a94eb950837
X-Runtime: 0.117654
Content-Security-Policy: default-src 'self'; child-src 'self'; connect-src 'self' ws: wss:; img-src 'self' data: *; script-src 'unsafe-eval' 'unsafe-inline' 'self'; style-src 'unsafe-inline' 'self'
Strict-Transport-Security: max-age=631152000; includeSubdomains
X-Content-Type-Options: nosniff
X-Download-Options: noopen
X-Frame-Options: sameorigin
X-Permitted-Cross-Domain-Policies: none
X-XSS-Protection: 1; mode=block
X-Powered-By: Phusion Passenger 4.0.18
Set-Cookie: request_method=POST; path=/
Set-Cookie: _session_id=8a32e013079b304b2961f9f6a2dcf155; path=/; secure; HttpOnly
Location: https://localhost/roles/27-Cloned%20Tasks%20Manager%202
ETag: W/"ea2b6a48ace431aa687bba7aace3c5ea"
Status: 201 Created
Transfer-Encoding: chunked
Content-Type: application/json; charset=utf-8

{"id":27,"name":"Cloned Tasks Manager 2","builtin":0,"description":null,"origin":null,"cloned_from_id":1}

Comment 5 Satellite Program 2018-02-21 16:49:54 UTC
Since the problem described in this bug report should be resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.

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