Demo Server Unstable

(Daniel Kayiwa) #1

Of late, the demo server has been unstable with times when it even fails to start OpenMRS. I have noticed that it at times has modules which are not part of the reference application (most likely cause of the instability) as you can see examples like radiology here:

Since its web interface is configured not to allow installation of modules, could it be that some one is using other means to upload modules to it? Like via REST?

@cintiadr @burke

(Reuben Varghese) #2

@dkayiwa I guess there are other ways to upload a module. One such method is possibly using this OWA.

(Daniel Kayiwa) #3

That must be it. Thanks @reubenv for pointing it out.

@suthagar23 can you use this to prevent the upload of modules? We did this for the Andela addon manager owa.

(Daniel Kayiwa) #4

@suthagar23 you could use this end point:

(Suthagar Kailayapathy) #5

Thanks @dkayiwa for pointing it out. Let me check it

(Robby O'Connor) #6

That’s the same security hole that exists if uploading modules via the UI were enabled…all someone would have to do is know that this is enabled and BAM, they uploaded a module…

(Suthagar Kailayapathy) #7

Just started work on this @dkayiwa :

(Reuben Varghese) #8

Great @suthagar23 . If you have it ready soon enough, it can be part of the next release :slight_smile:

(Suthagar Kailayapathy) #9

Not only this, I hope to put a new version 1.2 along with the Ref App 2.9 :smile: