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From David Sean Taylor <da...@bluesunrise.com>
Subject Re: Ajax api enhancements
Date Thu, 19 Apr 2007 01:18:44 GMT

On Apr 17, 2007, at 11:43 AM, Mikko Wuokko wrote:

> Hi.
> I've made some enhancements to the AJAX Api to fit our needs and  
> thought if you would be interested of them as well. There's two API  
> actions, one to get the information of the current logged in users  
> and the second one to get information of all the logged in users  
> and optionally offline users and number of guest sessions active.  
> The first one could be used for example to pass login information  
> for an AJAX enabled portlet and the second one for users statistics  
> and monitoring. We have a simple portlet building which would show  
> a realtime status of the online users.
> The online/offline user statistics api can be easily secured to be  
> used for admin only by setting the RoleSecurityBehavior. Data that  
> it will produce for online users is:
> - status (online/offline)
> - username
> - ipaddress
> - number of sessios
> - all the userinfo there is (first name, last name,...)
> For offline user it will be the same except no sesssion number as  
> it would be zero anyway.
> I've made some changes to the PortalStatistics(Impl) and UserStats 
> (Impl) to store also the ip address and and it will now use that to  
> distinguish the sessions of a user from another. In other words,  
> the same user connecting from two different ip will be shown as  
> separate users. If used just one ip, but two browsers (sessions)  
> the sessions value will be increased. After some testing it would  
> seem to work :D. Also getting the number guest sessions or any  
> sessions needed a new method to PortalSessionManager.
> Does this make any sense or attach your interest?
It sounds like a very useful contribution.
Please create a JIRA issue and attach a patch, and I will review and  
commit it

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