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From Francesco Chicchiriccò <ilgro...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Syncope clustering
Date Fri, 04 Mar 2016 10:57:18 GMT
On 04/03/2016 11:55, Colm O hEigeartaigh wrote:
> Thanks Francesco for the feedback.

Would you mind updating that page? Thanks!

Regards.

> On Fri, Mar 4, 2016 at 7:52 AM, Francesco Chicchiriccò <ilgrosso@apache.org> wrote:
>
>> On 03/03/2016 18:23, Colm O hEigeartaigh wrote:
>>
>>> Hi all,
>>>
>>> The Syncope cluster page* gives information about deploying multiple
>>> Syncope instances sharing the same database, and then gives some
>>> information about Tomcat clustering.
>>>
>>> Just wondering what the benefit is, if any, to setting up a Tomcat
>>> cluster,
>>> if you don't need session replication? Wouldn't the first scenario suffice
>>> for load balancing, or am I missing something?
>>>
>> Hum, I believe you are right: as you point out correctly, Syncope core
>> does not manage any kind of user sessions - while console does; we should
>> change that wiki page to reflect this difference.
>>
>> As for core not managing sessions, changes on such topic are indeed in the
>> roadmap (SYNCOPE-699 being currently set for 2.1):
>>
>>
>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/SYNCOPE/[DISCUSS]+Apache+Shiro+integration+for+authentication+and+authorization
>> <https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/SYNCOPE/%5BDISCUSS%5D+Apache+Shiro+integration+for+authentication+and+authorization>
>>
>> As reported in my comment there, not sure if Shiro is still the best
>> option, but we'll see when the work for 2.1 is actually going to start - at
>> the moment all efforts are towards 2.0.
>>
>> Regards.
>>> * https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/SYNCOPE/Setup+a+Syncope+cluster

-- 
Francesco Chicchiriccò

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