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From "Alex Karasulu" <>
Subject Re: ADS usage at the ASF
Date Sun, 28 Dec 2008 15:46:44 GMT
Good news indeed.  Looking forward to it.

On Fri, Dec 26, 2008 at 4:06 AM, 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. 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 !
> --
> --
> cordialement, regards,
> Emmanuel L├ęcharny

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