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From ayyagarikiran <>
Subject Re: ADS usage at the ASF
Date Fri, 26 Dec 2008 09:21:22 GMT

whoya!, this is great news

Emmanuel Lecharny wrote:
> Hi, fellow developers !
> There is a starting project at The Asf : using ADS to manage ASF user's. 
> This is a good news, obviously, and it fits into the 'eat your own dog 
> food' category. Right now, the server has been installed on a Solaris 
> zone, for experiment purpose, and we have injected something like 2000 
> committers into this instance.
> The next step will be to use this ADS instance to manage access to 
>, svn, JIRA and some other tools. We won't switch all 
> the committers, as we may experiment some difficulties, so we decided to 
> ask for volunteers. 

am ready :)

Obvioulsy, we are volunteers ... So all the
> Directory committers will be some of the first users of our great server :)
> There are some areas where we will be challenged in the next two months 
> : we have to check that the server works well when the replication is 
> setup (we may have some bugs, and we will have to fix them fast). 
> Another aspect we have to improve the server is the disaster recovery 
> system : we should be able to restore the server even if the machine 
> crashed badly. This is something we already discussed in the past two 
> months, but it's now mandatory to have it working.
> At the end, I'm confident that it will be a success. It's just a matter 
> to be around if some problems occur.
> Oh, btw, merry christmas to all of you !

merry christmas

Kiran Ayyagari

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