Create a Capture Agent digest user with its own role


Currently the system digest user (opencast_system_account by default) is used both for authentication between nodes in the cluster, and between the CA and admin node.

We should separate this into two separate accounts by creating a digest user for capture agents which has a specific role and access to endpoints required by capture agents configured for that role.

Initial version of this for 3.x:


Stephen Marquard
September 27, 2019, 2:57 PM

Final implementation of this feature is:

(7.0 and later)

Fixed and reviewed
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Philipp Middendorf


Stephen Marquard