function drupal_generate_test_ua

7.x drupal_generate_test_ua($prefix)
8.x drupal_generate_test_ua($prefix)

Generates a user agent string with a HMAC and timestamp for simpletest.

3 calls to drupal_generate_test_ua()
DrupalWebTestCase::curlInitialize in drupal/modules/simpletest/drupal_web_test_case.php
Initializes the cURL connection.
drupal_http_request in drupal/includes/
Performs an HTTP request.
SimpleTestFunctionalTest::testUserAgentValidation in drupal/modules/simpletest/simpletest.test
Test validation of the User-Agent header we use to perform test requests.


drupal/includes/, line 2564
Functions that need to be loaded on every Drupal request.


function drupal_generate_test_ua($prefix) {
  static $key;

  if (!isset($key)) {
    // We use the salt from settings.php to make the HMAC key, since
    // the database is not yet initialized and we can't access any Drupal variables.
    // The file properties add more entropy not easily accessible to others.
    $key = drupal_get_hash_salt() . filectime(__FILE__) . fileinode(__FILE__);
  // Generate a moderately secure HMAC based on the database credentials.
  $salt = uniqid('', TRUE);
  $check_string = $prefix . ';' . time() . ';' . $salt;
  return $check_string . ';' . drupal_hmac_base64($check_string, $key);