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From Felix Meschberger <fmesc...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Google Summer of Code: Marcin Wilkos
Date Wed, 27 May 2009 08:24:33 GMT

I would also prefer UserAdmin over JAAS, since this would allow for
other implementations of that service to provide access control.

For example Carsten and I have once been discussing implementing
UserAdmin on top of a JCR Repository (e.g. Jackrabbit) to leverage
existing user setups.


Guillaume Nodet schrieb:
> I need to read a bit more about UserAdmin.
> I think it should be possible to have a JAAS LoginModule delegating to
> UserAdmin.
> However, for the console, it may be quite easy to come up with a very
> simple interface that would delegate to either JAAS or UserAdmin.  The
> OSGi EEG is working on a spec for integrating JAAS into OSGi, so I
> think it makes sense to be able to support both.
> On Wed, May 27, 2009 at 09:08, Carsten Ziegeler <cziegeler@apache.org> wrote:
>> Marcel Offermans wrote:
>>> On May 27, 2009, at 8:53 , Gert Vanthienen wrote:
>>>> For securing the web console,
>>>> wouldn't it make sense to integrate that with Karaf's JAAS support, so
>>>> we can plug in other providers afterwards (e.g. things like LDAP)?
>>> Should we not use the UserAdmin compendium service for that? To be
>>> honest, I'm not familiar with Karaf's JAAS support, is that build as an
>>> implementation of UserAdmin?
>> Yes, I think we should go with UserAdmin, too.
>> Carsten
>> --
>> Carsten Ziegeler
>> cziegeler@apache.org

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