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From Francesco Chicchiriccò <ilgro...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Syncope to Join the Apache Incubator
Date Tue, 31 Jan 2012 10:49:54 GMT
On 31/01/2012 11:34, Jean-Baptiste Onofré wrote:
> 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.

Hi,
I must admit that I am not very deep in OSGi stuff, but there shouldn't
be nothing against making Syncope core work in - say ;-) - Karaf, due to
its dependencies (see the proposal for more details).

We will need an OSGi helping hand for this, of course...

Regards.

> 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/
-- 
Francesco Chicchiriccò

Apache Cocoon Committer and PMC Member
http://people.apache.org/~ilgrosso/


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