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From Alex Karasulu <aok...@bellsouth.net>
Subject Re: Fwd: Apache Directory now integrated
Date Sun, 28 Aug 2005 17:08:10 GMT
Brett Porter wrote:

>In case anyone didn't know.
>
>- Brett
>
>---------- Forwarded message ----------
>From: Jeff Genender <jgenender@savoirtech.com>
>Date: Aug 28, 2005 10:09 AM
>Subject: Apache Directory now integrated
>To: dev@geronimo.apache.org
>
>
>I have integrated the Apache Directory Server into Geronimo.  What that
>means is Geronimo now comes with an LDAP server.
>
>It is initially "stopped".  You can start it with the console or via the
>command line scripts (deploy.sh for *nix or deploy.bat for Windows):
>
>deploy.sh --user system --password manager start
>org/apache/geronimo/Directory
>
>It initially runs on port 1389, not the standard 389 because *nix boxes
>will need to run as root to use this port.  The port is configurable in
>the DirectoryGBean found in the directory-server-plan.xml.
>
>It has an initial ou=system schema to start with and we can build on a
>fairly sophisticated schema in time.
>
>This has some awesome implications for Geronimo in that we can begin
>storing all sorts of configurations and system based information in it.
>  There is a tremendous amount we can do with this, including leveraging
>new security implementations, especially single-signon.
>
>This is the first cut, and I have included a slew of attributes that can
>be set on the GBean.  Of course there are more configuration attributes
>I can add...so this is only a start.
>
>Let the JIRA issues begin ;-)
>  
>
This is really a great move for Geronimo as Jeff describes I'm glad to 
hear this finally has happened.  Thanks for the heads up Brett.

Alex


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