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From Miles Fidelman <>
Subject Re: Couchdb with OpenSSO
Date Mon, 19 Oct 2009 12:13:38 GMT
Suhail Ahmed wrote:
> Hi,
> I am looking to replacing my existing content management engine with
> couchdb. In order to do this properly, I would have to lock down the couchdb
> REST interface using OpenSSO. I would be much obliged if anyone could point
> out how I should go about it. There are a number of ways OpenSSO can be
> integrated, RPC/REST, SOAP, Native Java API etc. In my current system, both
> authentication and authorization is performed against OpenSSO (the reason
> being that the system consists of more than just the content management
> engine) centrally.
> Where would I go about plugging in OpenSSO? Should I do it at the Erlang
> layer? The couchdb layer or the mochiweb layer?
If you're running behind Apache, I'd suggest using one of the mod_auth 
modules, that's what they're for.

In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice.
In practice, there is.   .... Yogi Berra

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