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From Emmanuel Venisse <emmanuel.veni...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: LDAP integration feedback
Date Thu, 05 Mar 2009 16:05:28 GMT
I applied it, thanks. We'll need to update redback version used by
Continuum.
Emmanuel

On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 4:21 PM, Emmanuel Venisse <emmanuel.venisse@gmail.com
> wrote:

> Thanks Julien,
> I rapidly look at it and it seems to be good. I'll try to find few minutes
> in next days to test it with my ldap.
>
> Emmanuel
>
>
> On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 3:18 PM, Henry, Julien <julien.henry@capgemini.com>wrote:
>
>> Hi Emmanuel,
>>
>> I've fixed the memory issue with big LDAP. Please review my patch and give
>> me feedback.
>>
>> I've opened an issue: http://jira.codehaus.org/browse/REDBACK-197
>> And the patch is: redback-ldap-limit-attributes.patch
>>
>> The second patch was a try to implement UserQuery in order to filter using
>> LDAP query.
>>
>> The first patch is very small and I hope it will be included in next
>> Continuum/Archiva release. The second one is a bigger change and may need
>> additional work so I don't expect it to be included, but it may be used as a
>> basis for additional work.
>>
>> Best regards,
>>
>> _________________________________________________________
>>
>> Julien HENRY / Capgemini SUD / Nice
>> Consultant Technologie & Architecture
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>>
>>
>>
>> -----Message d'origine-----
>> De : Emmanuel Venisse [mailto:emmanuel.venisse@gmail.com]
>> Envoyé : mercredi 25 février 2009 07:04
>> À : users@continuum.apache.org
>> Cc : Deneux, Christophe
>> Objet : Re: LDAP integration feedback
>>
>> 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
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > _________________________________________________________
>> >
>> > Julien HENRY / *Capgemini SUD **/* Nice
>> > Consultant Technologie & Architecture
>> > Tel : + 33 4 93 72 41 56 / Fax : + 33 4 93 21 02 95 / www.capgemini.com
>> > Porte de l'Arénas - Entrée B | 455 Promenade des Anglais | 06200 Nice
>> > *Together. Free your energies*
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>> >
>> >
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