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disable sage notebook password

asked 2011-11-19 07:02:10 -0500

sagefan gravatar image

I find it annoying to have to type a password to access my local sage notebook worksheets. Is there any way to disable the password? It makes no sense for my local installation.

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answered 2011-11-19 11:42:28 -0500

Kelvin Li gravatar image


sage: notebook(require_login=False)

at a Sage prompt, or:

$ sage --notebook require_login=False

from a terminal. This is behavior documented in the docstring:

sage: notebook?

See the third item under the "EXAMPLES" section.

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Thanks, it works!

sagefan gravatar imagesagefan ( 2011-11-20 05:22:53 -0500 )edit

answered 2013-03-19 14:39:51 -0500

bloft gravatar image

After resetting the password, i tried

sage: notebook(require_login=False)

and received an error.

It was then suggested that I try

sage: notebook(automatic_login=True)

in order to automatically login as admin.

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Yes, the interface to the notebook changed a few releases ago, so that the accepted answer is no longer true. Doing `sage: notebook?` still will give you the documentation one needs, luckily.

kcrisman gravatar imagekcrisman ( 2013-03-19 15:29:49 -0500 )edit

answered 2013-08-24 04:34:21 -0500

using sage notebook 5.11

sage -c "notebook(secure=False, automatic_login=True)"

only landed me at the notebook's login page (so i initially thought the feature only by-passed some internal 'server'), but on trying another browser, i discovered that explicitly setting the browser via the SAGE_BROWSER environment variable gets this working as i'd hoped (i.e. straight through to the worksheet selection/create page and logged-in as 'admin')

SAGE_BROWSER=firefox sage -c "notebook(secure=False, automatic_login=True)"

possibly a bug then..

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