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From Jean-Baptiste Onofré ...@nanthrax.net>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL][RFC] Fediz for the Apache Incubator
Date Wed, 02 Nov 2011 14:40:51 GMT
Hi Simone,

OpenID is another protocol mainly for authentication...

WS-federation addresses authentication and claims based authorization.

Regards
JB

On 11/02/2011 10:56 AM, Simone Tripodi wrote:
> Salut Jean-Baptiste!
> sorry for my lack of knowledge, but it reminds me the OpenID protocol
> - looks like it uses the same terminology as well.
> How Fediz it is related to the OpenID specification?
> Many thanks in advance, all the best,
> Simo
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> On Tue, Nov 1, 2011 at 10:22 AM, Jean-Baptiste Onofré<jb@nanthrax.net>  wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I would like to propose Fediz to be an Apache Incubator project.
>>
>> Fediz is an implementation of OASIS WS-Federation for Web SSO. The core
>> concept is to externalize the authentication process to a centralized
>> authentication server (called Identity Provider (IDP)) which can support any
>> kind of authentication mechanism. The IDP issues a security token like SAML
>> which contains the authenticated entity as well as role information and/or
>> other claim data of a user like name, email, others which is sent to the
>> application (called Relying Party (RP)).
>>
>> Here's a link to the proposal on the wiki
>> http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/FedizProposal
>>
>> I've also included the initial contents below.
>>
>> As said in the subject (RFC), so any comments and new mentors are welcome
>>
>> Thanks
>> Regards
>> JB
>> --
>> Jean-Baptiste Onofré
>> jbonofre@apache.org
>> http://blog.nanthrax.net
>> Talend - http://www.talend.com
>>
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