Bug 50 - allow users to impersonate other users
Summary: allow users to impersonate other users
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: repro
Classification: Unclassified
Component: proxy (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All All
: P1 enhancement
Assignee: Owner of all unassigned bugs
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Reported: 2013-12-30 07:20 CST by Daniel Pocock
Modified: 2013-12-30 07:21 CST (History)
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Description Daniel Pocock 2013-12-30 07:20:58 CST
It is not unusual to have a user who needs to impersonate another user without having that user's password.

For example,

- a secretary may need to REGISTER to receive calls for somebody

- a named user (e.g. bob@example.org) may need to make a call using some role identity (e.g. From: support@example.org)

The CommonNameMappings feature for TLS partially addresses this requirement.  However, a more unified approach, not specific to TLS, may be better.