New in Symfony 3.2: Firewall config class and profiler
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A long-standing demand of Symfony developers was to have a class representing
the current firewall configuration. In Symfony 3.2, we introduced a new
Symfony class which provides
information such as its name, provider, context, entry point, access denied URL,
The firewall configuration can also be accessed through the
getFirewallConfig(Request $request) method of the
getConfig() method of the
This new class is useful to get the firewall configuration inside an authentication listener and even from the Symfony profiler, as explained below.
In Symfony 3.2, thanks to this new firewall config class, the debug toolbar
displays the name of the current firewall. This is useful to quickly spot
config errors in your
Moreover, the Symfony Profiler now displays the full firewall configuration in the security panel:
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