[Web Comm] Single Sign On SSO

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Sun Apr 2 11:43:52 EDT 2006

Arnulf Christl wrote:
> Hi,
> I would second the proposal of setting up an LDAP at our secondary 
> hosting environment (could we call it that?). It has still not been 
> worked out how SSO is going to be implemented using OGC interfaces 
> either. 


SSO using OGC interfaces?  Sometimes I'm not sure when you are serious!

 > In the long run we will want to have SSO including the Wiki, the
> OSGeo domain *and* the OSGeo SDI stack. That would be cool. Maybe add 
> some GeoACXML certification to the process, reduces the overhead of 
> logging into LDAPs and reading Cookies across domain limits.

Well, I'm feeling "in over my head".

> Maybe I have missed it but there was some talk about an infrastructure 
> workgroup/taskforce/someone for the telescience. Latest information that 
> I have is that Mark Lucas is the SSO/CVS for this topic and Norman Vine 
> one of the setup scripts / executables. :-) Correct?

Yes, Norman Vine is heading it up, and I'm hoping that Howard Butler
will help with the LDAP aspects if needed, as he has good experience in
that area.

Best regards,
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