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get session_id using XMLRPC

on 4/4/13, 3:18 PM 2,732 views


Using a JAvaScript Library for XMLRPC (Mimic), I tested my authentification with success. The return message with success : <value><int>1</int></value>

And if failed: <value><boolean>0</boolean></value>

How can I get the session_id ? I don't think that 1 is the session id, is it ?


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On 4/4/13, 3:25 PM

1 (in you case, probably you are using admin user) is the uid (user id). It's important because is the id used by openERP to manage create and write (and other operation). If you read the code you can see that uid is passed to all the functions. You don't need session_id because you have a connection and the uid yet.

On 4/4/13, 4:43 PM

The session object is defined as follows:

def __init__(self):
    self._creation_time = time.time()
    self._db = False
    self._uid = False
    self._login = False
    self._password = False
    self._suicide = False
    self.context = {}
    self.jsonp_requests = {}

session.authenticate returns the UID so for all practical purposes this is the session id.

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