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From "Musayev, Ilya" <imusa...@webmd.net>
Subject RE: [GSoC] (Screencast/Demo) LDAP user provisioning
Date Thu, 01 Aug 2013 03:10:16 GMT
Ian,

Much appreciated,

Can't wait to put this into real world QA :)

Thanks
ilya

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ian Duffy [mailto:ian@ianduffy.ie]
> Sent: Wednesday, July 31, 2013 8:58 PM
> To: Musayev, Ilya
> Cc: dev@cloudstack.apache.org
> Subject: Re: [GSoC] (Screencast/Demo) LDAP user provisioning
> 
> Hi Ilya,
> 
> SSL is now done. Still need to do more testing on it but it appears to be
> working.
> 
> >  I want to backport this into my customized 4.1 cloudstack edition called
> cloudsand. CloudSand is a hybrid of    > CloudStack stable version with some
> urgently needed features pulled from master to speed up cloudstack        >
> adoption by enterprises. The work you do on LDAP will be a great addition!
> 
> Cool. I didn't realise you had the project on github until I seen your earlier
> emails on another subject today, love what you have done with it. I have
> forked your repo and added in the features to date along with making
> modifications to the code where necessary to support 4.1.1
> 
> Enjoy: https://github.com/imduffy15/cloudsand
> 
> Will send you a merge request in [a|few] week(s).
> 
> Ian
> 
> On 31 July 2013 09:49, Ian Duffy <ian@ianduffy.ie> wrote:
> > Moving along faster than expected with this.
> >
> > The pending patches do the following:
> >
> >  - Disable UI password changes when LDAP is enabled.
> >  - Disable API password changes when LDAP is enabled.
> >  - Add support for the memberof filter.
> >
> > Hope to get SSL done before the week is out.
> >
> > On 26 July 2013 18:39, Ian Duffy <ian@ianduffy.ie> wrote:
> >> Its all good :-) just don't want to make promises. Can't trust my
> >> home internet at all.
> >>
> >> Cool will keep an eye out for it. I'd imagine it'd be fairly easy to
> >> implement.
> >>
> >> On 26 Jul 2013 18:25, "Musayev, Ilya" <imusayev@webmd.net> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> I understand, I guess do the best you can, sorry you are losing
> >>> office space, if would've have been in NYC, we could have helped you
> >>> with it :)
> >>>
> >>> I've also sent an email asking for help with scheduled tasks,
> >>> perhaps someone can respond.
> >>>
> >>> Regards
> >>> ilya
> >>>
> >>> > -----Original Message-----
> >>> > From: Ian Duffy [mailto:ian@ianduffy.ie]
> >>> > Sent: Friday, July 26, 2013 1:10 PM
> >>> > To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org
> >>> > Subject: RE: [GSoC] (Screencast/Demo) LDAP user provisioning
> >>> >
> >>> > Hi llya,
> >>> >
> >>> > Apologies in advanced for lack of formatting, currently replying
> >>> > from mobile.
> >>> >
> >>> > Those UI features are present in 4.2 under LDAP configuration
> >>> > within global settings as far as I am aware. They are buggy if I
> >>> > remember correctly.
> >>> >
> >>> > For deactivating users I haven't looked into it yet and have not
> >>> > sent out an email asking for help on creating a scheduled task. It
> >>> > is not included within the project proposal so I was leaving it as
> >>> > a 'if I have time at the end' type of thing. I lose office space
> >>> > and a decent internet connection come august 20th so I'm pushing
> >>> > to get all proposed features done before then.
> >>> >
> >>> > Check out 1:25 such messages exist.
> >>> >
> >>> > Yes has been tested against Apache DS, openldap and active directory.
> >>> > I'm a
> >>> > little worried about implementing a member of filter, I've yet to
> >>> > figure out how to enable that in openldap, active directory has it
> >>> > by default thankfully.
> >>> > You'll need to set your LDAP attributes for active directory
> >>> > within global settings, by default they are at POSIX compliant
> >>> > ones... So..
> >>> > User object to user username to samAccountName.
> >>> > On 26 Jul 2013 17:20, "Musayev, Ilya" <imusayev@webmd.net> wrote:
> >>> >
> >>> > > Ian
> >>> > >
> >>> > > Watched screencast and you did an amazing job! I want to
> >>> > > backport this into my customized 4.1 cloudstack edition called
> >>> > > cloudsand. CloudSand is a hybrid of CloudStack stable version
> >>> > > with some urgently needed features pulled from master to speed
> >>> > > up cloudstack adoption by enterprises. The work you do on LDAP
will
> be a great addition!
> >>> > >
> >>> > > With that said, I have few questions:
> >>> > >
> >>> > > Back several months aqgo, I recall some work done on LDAP where
> >>> > > a patch was introduced to configure LDAP through UI. Not in
> >>> > > Global Settings like you did for basedn, but in separate window
> >>> > > where you defined hostname and port. Would you know what
> happened to that?
> >>> > > Where do you stand with scheduled task on checking which ldap
> >>> > > users have been deactivated and deactivate them in CS as well?
> >>> > > Also, it would be nice to mention "User XYZ could not be added
> >>> > > due to missing email (or whatever else is missing)".
> >>> > > Have you tried testing this on Windows AD, unfortunately, many
> >>> > > enterprises use Microsoft Active Directory.
> >>> > >
> >>> > > Thank again for improving CloudStack,
> >>> > >
> >>> > > Regards
> >>> > > -ilya
> >>> > >
> >>> > >
> >>> > > > -----Original Message-----
> >>> > > > From: Ian Duffy [mailto:ian@ianduffy.ie]
> >>> > > > Sent: Friday, July 26, 2013 11:52 AM
> >>> > > > To: Sebastien Goasguen; Abhinandan Prateek; CloudStack Dev
> >>> > > > Subject: [GSoC] (Screencast/Demo) LDAP user provisioning
> >>> > > >
> >>> > > > Hi Guys,
> >>> > > >
> >>> > > > The latest patch I uploaded to review board (
> >>> > > > https://reviews.apache.org/r/12969/ ) brings the "LDAP user
> >>> > > provisioning"
> >>> > > > project to a "prototype" stage.
> >>> > > >
> >>> > > > If anybody wants to give feedback the ldapplugin branch should
> >>> > > > have all features shown in the screencast once the above
patch
> >>> > > > is shipped.
> >>> > > > Support still needs to be added for ldap over SSL, memberof
> >>> > > > filters and
> >>> > > only
> >>> > > > show users that exist within ldap but not cloudstack on the
> >>> > > > add user
> >>> > > screen.
> >>> > > >
> >>> > > > This includes:
> >>> > > >  - A new plugin for configuring ldap, authenticating against
> >>> > > > LDAP and
> >>> > > getting a
> >>> > > > list of users from LDAP.
> >>> > > >  - Modified UI
> >>> > > >        - Global Settings - Global LDAP configuration options.
> >>> > > > BaseDN,
> >>> > > Bind
> >>> > > > username, Bind password, etc.
> >>> > > >        - Global settings -> LDAP Configuration. Lets you
add
> >>> > > > multiple
> >>> > > LDAP
> >>> > > > servers for failover support.
> >>> > > >        - Accounts -> Add Account. Brings up a table of
LDAP
> >>> > > > users, lets
> >>> > > you select
> >>> > > > one to many LDAP users, set the same domain/network
> >>> > > > domain/timezone/etc. for them and create them.
> >>> > > >
> >>> > > > Quick 2min screencast at
> >>> > > > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-3LG8wP7Zac&hd=1 showing
> off
> >>> > these
> >>> > > > additions.
> >>> > > >
> >>> > > > This screencast was created using the embedded LDAP server
I
> >>> > > > added in for the sake of integration tests. Its based of
> >>> > > > ApacheDS, and can be started
> >>> > > with
> >>> > > >
> >>> > > > mvn -pl plugins/user-authenticators/ldap ldap:run
> >>> > > >
> >>> > > > Thanks for all the help!
> >>> > > > Ian
> >>> > >
> >>> > >

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