[AG-TECH] development issue

Eric Olson eolson at mcs.anl.gov
Thu Sep 23 10:10:32 CDT 2004

Hi David,

The AccessGrid/AGServiceManager.py starts services as separate processes 
and passes them options as well.  To pass the correct flag, you could do 
something like this after the port option is appended, but before 
StartProcess() is called.
if self.app.options.insecure:


On Thu, 23 Sep 2004, David G Mills wrote:

> I'm trying to get the VenueClient to actually work properly when you pass 
> it the '--insecure' option from the command line, instead of some fake 
> facade of a working application.
> My final grievance is with the RunService() method within AGService.py. So 
> some reason it is starting an instance of SecureServer from 
> hosting/SOAPpy/Server.py without performing any kind of check to see if AG 
> is running in insecure mode. I've tried all sorts of checking to ascertain 
> from within the RunService() method whether '--insecure' has been called 
> on start up, but nothing works. It would seem that the method call is so 
> far down it has no understanding of the processes above it that are 
> calling it.
> Could an actual AccessGrid developer please suggest how I can check on the 
> state of the VenueClient from RunService() or perhaps suggest how to 
> modify it and subsequent classes to be able to pass a parameter down to it 
> so that it knows the state.
> Awaiting eagerly,
> David.

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