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From Jean-Baptiste Onofré ...@nanthrax.net>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Syncope to Join the Apache Incubator
Date Tue, 31 Jan 2012 10:34:49 GMT
Hi Francesco and Simo,

it looks interesting.

As an Identity Manager, I wonder if we can't extend it to OSGi, in 
addition of JEE.

Regards
JB

On 01/31/2012 11:17 AM, Francesco Chicchiriccò wrote:
> On 31/01/2012 11:08, Mark Struberg wrote:
>> Hi Simo!
>>
>> Sounds like a really nice project.
>
> Hi Mark,
> first of all, thanks.
>
>> But I wonder if there is some overlap with the Apache Shiro project [1]?
>> [1] http://shiro.apache.org/
>
> " Apache Shiro is a powerful and easy-to-use Java security framework
> that performs authentication, authorization, cryptography, and session
> management." - this means that Shiro is an Access Manager.
>
> Identity Manager's duties are about managing virtual user lifecycle,
> possible spread across multiple heterogeneous systems. This would
> involve: creating / updating / deleting /moving user credentials and
> attributes via LDAP / Active Directory / RDMS and so on.
>
> An Identity Manager - like Syncope - is usually working together with an
> Access Manager in order to provide a complete IAM (=Identity and Access
> Management) solution.
>
> Syncope does not provide yet a connector for interoperating with Shiro,
> but this looks like a nice feature to put somewhere in the roadmap.
>
> Regards.
>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: Simone Tripodi<simonetripodi@apache.org>
>>> To: general@incubator.apache.org
>>> Cc:
>>> Sent: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 10:14 AM
>>> Subject: [DISCUSS] Syncope to Join the Apache Incubator
>>>
>>> Hi all guys,
>>>
>>> I would like to propose Syncope, an Open Source system for managing
>>> identities in enterprise environments, implemented in JEE technology,
>>> originally developed by Tirasa, an Italian IT company, to be an Apache
>>> Incubator project.
>>> The goal for Syncope is to become the reference implementation for
>>> Open Source Identity Management, a middleware area in which there are
>>> very few and not yet mature Open Source solutions available.
>>>
>>> Here's a link to the proposal in the Incubator wiki[1] where we
>>> started collecting all needed info.
>>>
>>> As you will note, the list of mentors is in need of some volunteers,
>>> so if you find this interesting, feel free to sign up or let us know
>>> you are interested :).
>>>
>>> Hope to read from you soon, thanks in advance and have a nice day!
>>> All the best,
>>> Simo
>>>
>>> [1] http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/SyncopeProposal
>>>
>>> http://people.apache.org/~simonetripodi/
>>> http://simonetripodi.livejournal.com/
>>> http://twitter.com/simonetripodi
>>> http://www.99soft.org/

-- 
Jean-Baptiste Onofré
jbonofre@apache.org
http://blog.nanthrax.net
Talend - http://www.talend.com

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