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From Simone Tripodi <simonetrip...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Syncope to Join the Apache Incubator
Date Tue, 31 Jan 2012 10:49:09 GMT
Salut Jean-Baptiste,

why not? :) Feel free to add yourself in the proposal if you like it!!! :)

A trés bientot,
-Simo

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On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 11:34 AM, Jean-Baptiste Onofré <jb@nanthrax.net> 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.
>
> 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
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>
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