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Blueprint for Web Setup

Provide a 1st-time configuration screen.

Setting the 1st username/password here & then running models/ means that:

  • User can be given admin rights even on databases which support referential integrity.

Configuration settings are in the file models/ which will have a simple structured format.

  • models/ reads these settings to do the actual configuration.
  • The Web Setup should ideally read in the file, make any amendments as-required & then write it out.
  • This means that developers can edit the settings live (we remain RAD) & there are no unncessary DB calls every request.
  • Ideally the Web setup should have a UI which works via introspection, so doesn't need to be maintained separately when settings are added/amended (this means the settings file needs to include labels/help text).

These are the settings which will be configured:

  • Randomising the hmac_key during web setup before 1st admin password is created is important.
  • Securing the self-registration

Provide an option to import themes of settings (e.g. 'FEMA') using shn_import from CSV files in private/import:

  • Symbology (icons on maps)
  • Terminology of Labels
  • Forms used (which fields are used, which are mandatory, etc)
  • Which modules are active

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