[SAC] SAC Status

Arnulf Christl arnulf.christl at ccgis.de
Fri Jun 23 04:18:56 EDT 2006

Howard Butler wrote:
> At 12:21 AM -0400 6/23/06, Frank Warmerdam wrote:
>> Could you explain a bit more to me about why LDAP needs to be doing SSL
>> or firewalled to only talk to internal servers?  I have added your items
>> to a SAC TODO list I have started at:
> It's the same dichotomy between running a webserver or SSL or not. SSL 
> encrypts an otherwise clear text communication.  This includes binding 
> to the LDAP with a username/password.  If the intention was ever to have 
> systems from outside of TelaScience communicate with the LDAP (we'll 
> want this for offsite replication/backup), it could be sniffed.  Maybe 
> the chance is low, but nonetheless we can make it harder :)
>> I have tried logging into the plone instance at 
>> http://osgeo.telascience.org/
>> and it does not seem to let me login with my LDAP userid and 
>> password.  It
>> does have an old userid/password that I created within plone.   Howard
>> mentioned in IRC that the plone authentication module seems to be missing
>> from the plone instance now.
> Yeah, checking the plone instance at that site shows me that there isn't 
> LDAPUserFolder installed there. John, was it installed on another 
> instance when I was testing/working on it?
> Howard

fwiw - i could log in fine just now.

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