[p2pu-dev] quick question: how many of you have used LDAP before? (opinions about how to migrate users from the drupal site to lernanta)
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Tue Feb 8 18:37:46 UTC 2011
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On Tue, Feb 8, 2011 at 1:32 PM, Jessy Kate <jessy.cowansharp at gmail.com> wrote:
> i think we should definitely support openID moving forward, but AFAIU, this
> is a question about migration, independent of what authentication mechanisms
> we would ultimately support...
> i am no expert, but using LDAP and supporting openID are kind of
> orthogonal-- we can run LDAP across multiple of *our* services, while
> supporting logins TO those services via openID.
> we COULD use openID to allow logins to multiple services, and we could even
> be an openID provider, but i think this falls more in the "new and shiny"
> category in terms of being done well.
> that said, we clearly need a backend authentication solution, and LDAP might
> not be the shiniest or the easiest to configure, but it's still definitely
> THE standard, and you'll certainly have a lot of help and documentation from
> the many many many people who have gone before us and/or who are currently
> in the same situation we are.
> so, my vote would be to go with LDAP. i think it will serve us well, and let
> us scale up what we want to do in the authentication realm. it also doesn't
> preclude openID in any way. we're not in a dire need to do this "just get
> something working ASAP" (any more than we normally are ;)), so it's an
> opportunity to do something that's also enabling for other parts of our
> technology stack.
> my 2c!
> On Tue, Feb 8, 2011 at 1:21 PM, Stian Håklev <shaklev at gmail.com> wrote:
>> OpenID seems to be on the wane - some services have even removed provision
>> of it (37 Signals, they wrote about it here):
>> I've also read that it's not very secure.
>> Do you guys actually use OpenID on most of the sites you visit? Would most
>> P2PU users do so?
>> On Tue, Feb 8, 2011 at 13:11, Jessica Ledbetter
>> <jessica at jessicaledbetter.com> wrote:
>>> On Tue, Feb 8, 2011 at 1:09 PM, John Britton <public at johndbritton.com>
>>> > I'd really like to see us using
>>> > OpenID.
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