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From Emmanuel Venisse <emmanuel.veni...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: LDAP integration feedback
Date Wed, 25 Feb 2009 06:03:31 GMT
Your help is welcome (documentation improvement and/or patches)

About pagination, it isn't possible with LDAP, but we can limit the result
to 100 and allow users to change the limit.

Yes, Archiva works in a similar way because it use th same framework
(Redback).

Emmanuel

On Tue, Feb 24, 2009 at 5:41 PM, Henry, Julien
<julien.henry@capgemini.com>wrote:

>  Hi Continuum users and devs,
>
>
>
> I would like to share my experimentations regarding Continuum (and I
> suppose Archiva works the same) integration with a corporate LDAP (Active
> Directory in my case).
>
>
>
> After following [1], authentication seemed to work fine.
> redback.default.admin was able to administrate Continuum, and any other user
> from the AD was able to login and was considered as guest. There is no more
> “register” link, only “authenticate”.
>
>
>
> My next test was to try adding some roles to users. After logging in with
> my admin account, I tried to click on “Users” menu. But after a very long
> time (timeout?) the page appears without any user. Even trying to filter on
> a specific user name returned no result.
>
>
>
> The reason seemed to be that my company LDAP was too big. After changing
> configuration to a small subdirectory of the LDAP (with less than 100
> users), it worked as expected.
>
>
>
> I’m currently testing with Continuum 1.3.1 and I would like to know if any
> progress was done concerning LDAP integration? If not I would like to know
> what I can do to help. The possible improvements I can see are:
>
> -          improve the filter functionality to construct a dynamic LDAP
> query instead of (I guess) retrieving the whole LDAP then filtering in
> memory
>
> -          improve the user screen by limiting the number of results from
> LDAP query (I don’t know if pagination is possible with LDAP)
>
>
>
> Best regards,
>
>
>
>
>
> [1] http://redback.codehaus.org/integration/ldap.html
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>
>
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