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Missing information when loading all workunits in ECL Watch

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Thu Dec 15, 2016 5:23 pm Change Time Zone

Hello!

We're testing HPCC Systems 6.0.8-1 and we're seeing something new (to me at least) in the ECL Watch Workunits screen.
It loads all the workunits but only displays the WUID and the State is "<Hidden>".
I have to open a workunit and go back to see all its details in the list of workunits. I've attached a screenshot.

What did I miss or do wrong?

Thank you for your help,
Luke.
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lpezet
 
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Thu Dec 15, 2016 8:07 pm Change Time Zone

Is it possible that you accidentally removed the State column from the view?

Click on the + sign icon at right side of the column headers to see which columns are enabled and which are hidden.

See Screen Shot attached.

HTH,
Jim
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JimD
 
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Thu Dec 15, 2016 9:34 pm Change Time Zone

That's just the attachment being truncated here.
Here's a link to the screenshot:
https://s3.amazonaws.com/archwayha-temp/Screen+Shot+2016-12-15+at+10.17.26+AM.png

Even so, you can see the Owner not being filled in and it should be (there's one and it's the same as the first row).
It will show up in that list of workunits if I open each individual workunit.
lpezet
 
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Mon Jan 09, 2017 5:00 pm Change Time Zone

In the Authentication settings in the Configuration Manager, we changed method from secMgrPlugin to none and that did the trick. We do (want to) use authentication with .htpasswd file.

We're also seeing 2 different things in the Configuration Manager (http://cdn.hpccsystems.com/releases/CE-Candidate-6.2.0/docs/UsingConfigManager-6.2.0-1.pdf) and the System Administrator (http://cdn.hpccsystems.com/releases/CE-Candidate-6.2.0/docs/HPCCSystemAdministratorsGuide-6.2.0-1.pdf) docs.
The former has the htpasswdFile attribute (p.43) where the latter has the Htpasswd Security Manager module in it (p.51).

I'm confused now. What would none then do in method in the Authentication settings for myesp?


Thanks for your help,
Luke.
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lpezet
 
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Mon Jan 09, 2017 8:09 pm Change Time Zone

Luke.
Thank you for your post. Looks like you found an issue with our documentation. I will open a JIRA to address that immediately.

To answer your question, if you set the method to "none" then you will have NO security enabled at all.
To use the .htpasswd security please follow the steps in the System Administrator doc. http://cdn.hpccsystems.com/releases/CE- ... .2.0-1.pdf

As indicated previously the method described in the Configuration Manager doc is incorrect, we will be correcting that immediately. Thank you for pointing that out, your contribution helps to improve our documentation.
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g-pan
 
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Mon Jan 09, 2017 9:19 pm Change Time Zone

None means No Authentication.

To enable htpassword authentication, follow the steps in the System Administrator Guide (http://cdn.hpccsystems.com/releases/CE- ... .2.0-1.pdf).

HTH,
Jim
JimD
 
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Wed Jan 11, 2017 1:14 pm Change Time Zone

Sorry for the duplicate answer.
Jim posted before mine displayed.
At least it was the same reply. :)

Hope that helped.
g-pan
 
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Wed Jan 11, 2017 4:29 pm Change Time Zone

Thanks for confirming.

This thread is about the fact that the workunit information is not filled in when landing on that page in ECL Watch.
And looks like it happens only when site is secured (when not secured, method=none, all info is filled in).
Here's the screenshot again:
https://s3.amazonaws.com/archwayha-temp/Screen+Shot+2016-12-15+at+10.17.26+AM.png

You can see most info blank and the State is "<Hidden>", except for the one workunit I previously clicked on to check its details (the very first one in screenshot).
lpezet
 
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Wed Jan 11, 2017 7:53 pm Change Time Zone

Luke. A couple of things you can look at here.
First, I am assuming you have more than one user on your system.
Since the <Hidden> attribute is typically triggered by the file ownership.
Next, if you are an Admin on your system, you can check for some of the permission settings through ECL Watch.

Sign into ECL Watch (with Administrator level permissions).
Click on Operations link (as illustrated on Page 94 of Using ECL Watch http://cdn.hpccsystems.com/releases/CE- ... df#Page=94) then press the Security link (as illustrated on page 110)
Expand the ESP features for SMC (as illustrated on page 120).

There are couple of settings to look at there:
OthersWorkunitAccess
OwnWorkunitAccess

Have a look at the settings there. Adjusting the settings there may be what is suppressing display of the Workunit details.

See if that helps.
g-pan
 
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Mon Apr 16, 2018 2:16 pm Change Time Zone

For the systems I work with on a daily basis (6.2.10, 6.4.2, and 6.4.6), I see <Hidden> in the main EclWatch workunit page on every system where we use htpasswd authentication. I've followed the htpasswd documentation carefully.

Much of the discussion above focuses on how to properly configure systems using LDAP, but that isn't our case. I've looked for a JIRA ticket concerning this issue, but didn't find one.

Is there a workaround I can configure on our existing systems?

Is a fix for the software and/or the documentation in the pipeline? ... when will it be available?

Cheers!
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