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From "Peter Neubauer" <peter.neuba...@jayway.se>
Subject Re: Email validation and default groups
Date Fri, 18 May 2007 16:25:19 GMT
Ok,
let me see if I can get a skeleton up early next week for you to look at.

/peter

On 5/18/07, Alex Karasulu <akarasulu@apache.org> wrote:
> We could do it at OPS4J however it would be nice to keep the project here
> since it is so closely coupled to ApacheDS.  Is this ok for you?  If you can
>
> submit some patches at first we can apply then to a sandbox area for this
> then I'm sure we could kick off a vote to get you karma to work on this
> stuff
> here.  I know it's not as open as working on stuff over at OPS4J but after
> this
> tiny hurdle we can get moving rapidly.
>
> Alex
>
> On 5/18/07, Peter Neubauer <peter.neubauer@jayway.se> wrote:
> >
> > Alex,
> > I am using 1.5, would be great to get inte using triggers for internal
> > stuff and get going on the self service app. that one is necessary
> > even for crowd since using it disables the account sign us and
> > management features of e.g. jira.
> > i imagine a small web app or standalone via osgi with embedde mea
> > server and spring ldap.
> > I think this is a common admin client like ldap studio and should
> > reside here and be very flexible in terms of skimming.
> > i could start something in the ops4j laboratory in order to get going
> > next week?
> > /peter
> >
> > On 5/16/07, Alex Karasulu <akarasulu@apache.org> wrote:
> > > Hi Peter,
> > >
> > > Do me a favor and just let me know which version of ApacheDS you're
> > using
> > > so I can best help you.  I'll try to answer some of your questions below
> > > presuming
> > > that you're using ApacheDS 1.5.0.
> > >
> > > On 5/16/07, Peter Neubauer <peter.neubauer@jayway.se> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Hi there,
> > > > I am trying to set up ADS with Crowd, SVN and Mailman. I have three
> > > > issues I would like to solve:
> > >
> > >
> > > Very cool ... btw did you know that Justin Stepka is integrating
> > ApacheDS
> > > with Crowd.  Perhaps some of the work he's doing could be combined with
> > > your needs.
> > >
> > > 1. A system for signing up new users against ADS and changing
> > > > passwords (I think Crowd is not yet supporting this, and I don't mind
> > > > a separate page/application to handle LDAP users and profiles)
> > >
> > >
> > > That's really easy to whip together but one does not exist at this point
> > > in time.  You're talking about a simple self service web application I
> > > think for users to manage their accounts.  If you're interested we could
> > > build something here to do that quickly.  Would you like to work on
> > > something like that with us?  We could have something up and running
> > > within days I think.
> > >
> > > Also we could build something like this into ApacheDS as an optional
> > > service with Jetty so users can use this web app to manage their
> > accounts.
> > > Tim Bennett might also lend a hand so we can do this using Wicket.
> > >
> > > 2. ADS should only accept valid mail address strings as both username
> > > > and email when trying to add a new user
> > >
> > >
> > > That's easily done.   A custom syntax checker can be used
> > > so ADS itself constrains these fields.  And/or we can make the
> > > self service application do this too.
> > >
> > > 3. A new user should be automatically be added to some default groups
> > >
> > >
> > > This can easily be done with ADS Triggers in 1.5.0.  We simply create a
> > > AFTER ADD trigger on user entries and make it cal a Stored Procedures
> > (SP)
> > > which modifies group entries to add an additional member of attribute.
> > >
> > > This can be achieved even without a restart.
> > >
> > > Ersin perhaps you can lend us a hand to do this?
> > >
> > > Is that achieveable from within ADS?
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > #3 and #2 is achievable out of the box with ADS 1.5.x.  #1 requires a
> > web
> > > application for password self service.
> > >
> > > BTW for #1 it would be nice to have a special attribute for the answer
> > to a
> > > question
> > > that only the user knows, like the name of their pet, to reset their
> > > password etc.
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > > Alex
> > >
> >
>

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