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From "$aurabh Vig" <saurabh...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Using Jetspeed password encryption
Date Tue, 20 Nov 2007 00:59:26 GMT
I am also doing the same.
I hope it should work with all coming versions of Jetspeed also. Am I right?

On Nov 19, 2007 10:53 PM, Ron Wheeler <rwheeler@artifact-software.com>
wrote:

> I think that we are faced with the same problem (or a similar one).
>
> I am wondering if this approach will make it more difficult to upgrade
> to later versions of Jetspeed since we would have radically altered a
> core part of Jetspeed and might have a hard time finding out places
> where the new Jetspeed version would require changes during the upgrade.
>
> Another approach that I am considering is to add a custom table to hold
> the extra user information that I need and to  keep the  login, change
> password, etc. functions from Jetspeed  unchanged. The username would be
> the key into my table and I would only need to add a way to create the
> entry in the new table when a user is created and to do any cleanup
> required if a user is detsroyed.
>
> Does anyone have any sense of what the "Best Practice" is for handling
> application specific user  information?
> Are there hooks in Jetspeed's registration flow where this information
> can be created?
>
>
> Ron
>
>
> Dennis Dam wrote:
> > Hi Saurabh,
> >
> > tracing it down in the code, I found the default password encoder in
> > the Jetspeed spring assembly configuration:
> >
> > <bean id="org.apache.jetspeed.security.spi.CredentialPasswordEncoder"
> >
> > class="
> org.apache.jetspeed.security.spi.impl.MessageDigestCredentialPasswordEncoder
> ">
> >
> >       <constructor-arg
> > index="0"><value>SHA-1</value></constructor-arg>       </bean>
> > this encoder class (MessageDigestCredentialPasswordEncoder) uses SHA-1
> > encryption, and then applies Base64 encoding to get a valid string.
> >
> > Hope this helps ?
> >
> > regards,
> > Dennis
> >
> > $aurabh Vig wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> I need to create a new portlet for User Registration as I need to
> >> change the
> >> User Info fields associated with each user.
> >> I plan to create a new portlet that will create the user in the
> Jetspeed
> >> tables and add the user info fields as required by my application.
> >> To do this I will need the password encryption being used by
> >> Jetspeed, so
> >> that I an create the user in SECURITY_PRINCIPAL table, its password in
> >> SECURITY_CREDENTIALS table and the rest user info in my tables.
> >> Thus the user created would be a jetspeed user created by my portlet,
> >> and
> >> thus the user would login to jetspeed only.
> >>
> >> Could anyone please hint me on how can i use the jetspeed encryption
> >> algo in
> >> my portlet.
> >> Its urgent, I m bound by a very tight schedule. Any help on that
> >> would be
> >> really helpful.
> >>
> >> Regards,
> >> Saurabh
> >>
> >>
> >> On Nov 16, 2007 6:43 AM, $aurabh Vig <saurabhvig@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Thanks Jennifer,
> >>
> >> Could just figure that out yesterday with some hit and trials, and was
> >> trying to see if there was some way with the admin portals to do that
> >> automatically when a new user is created.
> >> I guess writing a new user creation portlet is a way. anything better
> >> than
> >> that??
> >>
> >>
> >> Regards,
> >> Saurabh
> >>
> >> On Nov 15, 2007 9:38 PM, Ford, Jennifer M. <JENNFORD@southernco.com>
> >> wrote:
> >> Yes, if you make a directory for the user under pages/_user and add a
> >> copy of the page to that, they can modify the page as much as they want
> >> and it won't affect any other users of your portal.
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: $aurabh Vig [mailto:saurabhvig@gmail.com]
> >> Sent: Wednesday, November 14, 2007 9:45 PM
> >> To: Jetspeed Users List
> >> Subject: Custom pages for users
> >>
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> Is it possible to have the same page on any site/subsite customized
> >> diffrerently for different users?
> >> I mean each user gets a different view on the same page by editing the
> >> page himself, something like igoogle.
> >>
> >>
> >> Regards,
> >> Saurabh
> >>
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