Project:Tool Access Control/ACNet

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Summary

This page aims to scope out the different projects that work together as part of the Access Control Network. The main components are:

  • ACNode - The clients that sit on the tool that is being controlled and manage physical access by reading the rfid card.
  • ACServer - The server stores the authentication information and pulls membership information from Turing over JSON and stores is at a SQLite DB
  • Membership DB - Secured storage of membership data.

System diagram

<graphviz border='frame' format='png' >

digraph rfboard{
  rankdir=TD;
  size="10,5!";
  
  subgraph cluster_0 {

node [shape=box,style=filled,color=lightgrey]; label = "ACServer";

       sqlite [label="SQLite",shape=box];
       httpserver [label="HTTP server",shape=box];
       httpserver -> sqlite;
       sqlite -> httpserver; 
  }
  acnode1 [label="ACNode",shape=box];
  acnode2 [label="ACNode",shape=box];
  acnode3 [label="ACNode",shape=box];
 
  membershipdb [label="Membership DB",shape=box];


  acnode1 -> httpserver;
  acnode2 -> httpserver;
  acnode3 -> httpserver;
  httpserver -> acnode1;
  httpserver -> acnode2;
  httpserver -> acnode3;
  membershipdb-> httpserver;

} </graphviz>

AC Node

Currently proposed (and built) by Solexious Link

AC Server

Python Flask implementation started by ms7821 can be located here ACServer (not node)

Membership DB

Running on Turing VM slice (hosted outside the space as it has personal data). Accessed in JSON format.