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How to print/capture the user who is using the Webapp from browser header

srdheekonda
Level 2
How to print/capture the user who is using the Webapp from browser header

Hi All,

I'm using dataiku version 9.0.7 and have a requirement to print/capture the user who is using/accessing the Dash webapp to apply data security filter.  I tried using below code but below code always returns who is initiated the web app but not the user who is using it.

client=dataiku.api_client()
auth_info=client.get_auth_info()
browser_user=auth_info["authIdentifier"]

I also tried using below code but below code is not working for me. Please help me on this.

#new_browser_user=client.get_auth_info_from_browser_headers(headers_dict, with_secrets=False)

 Thanks in advance!


Operating system used: Windows

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FlorentD
Dataiker
Dataiker

Hi,

Here is a very small example to retrieve the authenticated user :

import logging

from flask import request
from dash.dependencies import Input, Output, State

@app.callback(
    Output('my-output', component_property='children'),
    [Input('dummy', 'children')]
)
def get_logged_user(_):
    request_headers = dict(request.headers)
    auth_info_browser = dataiku.api_client().get_auth_info_from_browser_headers(request_headers)
    logging.info((auth_info_browser))
    return auth_info_browser["authIdentifier"]


app.layout = html.Div(children=[
    html.Div(id='my-output'),
    html.Div(id="dummy")
])

To be able to retrieve the authenticated user, you need to set up a callback (@app.callback) that reacts to the load. That is why we set a "dummy" input, as this input will never change, and the callback will be executed once. You have to use a callback to access the request object.

You can not use this code (underneath) as it will retrieve the defined user on the settings page

client=dataiku.api_client()
auth_info=client.get_auth_info()

 

Best,

Florent

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