I am interested in setting up geronimo installations that can pull installed plugins and their dependencies exclusively from a repository within a master geronimo server. I hope to eventually have an automated process allowing cluster members to poll a cluster-specific geronimo server repository for available, locally uninstalled plugins. My goal is to be able to more easily manage geographically separated cluster members and to quickly add or reinitialize nodes.
I've been having trouble getting started as I receive HTTP 401 responses when installing remote plugins using the admin interface, even with security turned off on the maven-repo URL. I can list the contents of the remote server's repository, but not install plugins.
My question is: Is using the GeronimoAsMavenServlet even the correct approach to pull-based configuration? How have others implemented configuration pulling? Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
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