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We are developing a plugin. We are using Metadata Plug-in Custom User Interface (MPCUI) for developing the plugin.
When the plugin is started we can see a page with 3 buttons and a list view. We will invoke a restful GET api to get values to fill in the list view. What we need is we need enable disable the buttons displayed in the page so that we can restrict some users from performing some operations.
For example if the database user system is logged in, the all buttons shall be enabled. If another user logged in only one button is enable. We need to do this according to the database privilege of the user. Is it possible based on the roles and privileges of the database user? Of is there any alternate mechanism to do this?
Hope I am clear.
Edited by: user2258533 on Jan 17, 2013 10:42 PM
As part of the target type definition, you can define the types of credentials specific to the plug-in target type.
Examples could be the username and password required by the plug-in to connect to a target instance to collect metric data, or to invoke a specific Enterprise Manager job.
The specific use case scenario of yours can't be handled by using simple Credential sets alone.
On the 2nd part.. How to create Credentials ? I suggest a Reading of Chapter 14. in Cloud Control Extensibility Programmer’s Reference 12c Release 2 (220.127.116.11)
Thanks for your reply.
Is it possible to know the privilege of the user who logged into OEM from the plugin?
For example we are listing some values in a list of the plug-in screen. If the user system is logged in then we will display all values. But if user scott is logged in then we will not list all values, but some of the values relavant to him. The list of values we will get from another application like, web server. We will invoke restful api to get the values. We want to display these values in the list view of a plugin based on oracle privileges. Is it possible?
starting with EDK 18.104.22.168.0 the MPCUI API's include an EmUser class that you can use to get the current user's roles from. Please refer to the API documentation for details. It is called quite simply like this (from demo_hostsample):
var emUser:EmUser = EmUser.getUser();
... and ...
public function getRolesHandler(roles:EmUserRoles, fault:ServiceFault):void
if(fault != null)
MpLog.error("Error Getting Roles: "+fault.message);
for(var i:int=0; i<roles.getRoles().length; i++)
var role:EmRole = roles.getRoles();
MpLog.info("Role: "+role.name+" "+role.desc);