[p2pu-dev] quick question: how many of you have used LDAP before? (opinions about how to migrate users from the drupal site to lernanta)

John Britton public at johndbritton.com
Tue Feb 8 18:09:31 UTC 2011

I use LDAP at work, but I've never configured it. I think it might be a
scary beast, but I'm totally uneducated. I'd really like to see us using
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On Tue, Feb 8, 2011 at 9:21 AM, zuzel.vp <zuzel.vp at gmail.com> wrote:

> To make the change from Drupal to Lernanta we will need to migrate the
> existing user accounts at p2pu.org. To facilitate this process we are
> trying to decide between:
> 1) Moving existing Drupal user accounts into LDAP. If the users are in
> LDAP it will be possible to authenticate using
> http://packages.python.org/django-auth-ldap/ for Lernanta and
> http://drupal.org/project/ldap_integration for the drupal site.
> 2) Use a custom django authentication backend in Lernanta (to
> authenticate against the drupal site database) during the first steps
> of the migration, and then move all the users from one database to the
> other when we stop to use the drupal site.
> Thoughts?
> If you have used LDAP before, please share your experiences ;)
> --
> Thanks,
>    Zuzel
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