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From Sebastien Goasguen <>
Subject Re: [MERGE] Merge saml2 branch to master
Date Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:38:26 GMT

On Aug 25, 2014, at 11:34 AM, Rohit Yadav <> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I would like to merge SAML2 SSO/SLO integration with CloudStack.
> This auth mechanism is implemented as a plugin with special auth cmds that uses an auth
framework (
to get the pluggability. The present implementation has addressed several open ended questions
and was tested to work with feido’s public IdP whose params are also set as default config
params. Future iterations will try to solve few leftover agenda as mentioned on the FS.
> Using John Burwell’s recommendation, I’ve not used Spring SAML extension but instead
used the OpenSAML library and the inbuilt BountyCastle infra for auth/X509 stuff.
> The major limitation which is by design is that it will work on with HTTP redirections
bindings (won’t support SOAP and other resolution protocols as per SAML2 spec) and x509
signature/usage needs to be improved using either CloudStack’s own JKS keystore or create
keys in the keystore table when the plugin is configured.
> More more information please read the proposal, FS and feel free to ask questions.
> Branch: saml2
> Proposal:
> JIRA ticket:
> FS:
> Unit tests: Tests for each auth cmd class, SAMLUtils and SAMLAuthenticator, fixes unit
test for ApiServlet

What's the unit test coverage ?

> Build status: clean build works with unit tests, testing using mvn3.0.5 and jdk 1.7

Can you add some Marvin/integration tests ?

> Compare/diff:
> As agreed per the branch expectations, I’ll go ahead with the merge after 72 hours,
i.e. on/after Wednesday evening.
> Regards,
> Rohit Yadav
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