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From Óscar Bou - GOVERTIS <>
Subject Re: Isis security module questions
Date Thu, 12 May 2016 15:17:16 GMT
Hi, Kambiz.


Regarding Users and Roles current implementation, perhaps we could refactor it using interfaces,
- a default implementation (the current JDO-based one that persists to the database).
- a new one based on the DN LDAP repository support, extending that interface, that you could
implement [1].

Could this approach help?

perhaps some alternative/complementary approach based on mixins contributing also to domain
entities “marked” with those Interfaces?

The Shiro realm would use LDAP attributes to handle authentication/authorization.




> El 12 may 2016, a las 13:31, Kambiz Darabi <> escribió:
> Hi,
> we are trying to use the security module which would be a perfect fit
> for our needs if it had a fully LDAP based implementation.
> To make things even more difficult, we are building up an infrastructure
> where several domains with separate databases exist.
> Problem 1: the JDO annotations of the domain objects in the module
> obviously don't use the DataNucleus extension to specify a different
> data store than the default one.
> This leads to users/roles being created in the 'default data store' of
> the respective service and we are not easily able to redirect the
> security related persistence towards a central 'security database'.
> Problem 2: a fully LDAP based implementation is what the customer needs
> If an LDAP backend is present in a company, then one would expect to
> handle all of the authentication/authorisation issues on that side
> without the need to have an additional database which might get out of
> sync with the single source of truth which should be LDAP.
> We have found out that DataNucleus even has an LDAP data store
> implementation.
> Would it be possible to implement a fully LDAP based backend for the
> security module? We would be willing to invest some effort, if you could
> guide us on how to tackle the problem.
> Thanks
> Kambiz
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