[Web Comm] Drupal modules and it's functionalities

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Fri Nov 10 12:25:19 EST 2006

Jason Birch wrote:
> There will be a requirement for the CMS to tie into the OpenLDAP server 
> that we will be putting in place in the new hardware.  We need to keep 
> our system manageable.
> Drupal users need to be fed into / out of this system.  Roles need to 
> be pulled from this system, but should be maintained through a secure 
> interface.  I don't know much about OG, but it seems that something as 
> flexible as this may not be appropriate unless we're careful about 
> locking it down.


I have the same concern.  We will need to have groups in LDAP for
various other kinds of authentication, and I'm inclined to use them for
any special group/auth mechanisms we need in Drupal.  Certain our base
level authentication in Drupal needs to come from LDAP anyways.

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