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  1. Grouper
  2. GRP-905

grouper ws ldap authentication



    • New Feature
    • Status: Resolved
    • Minor
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • 2.1.3
    • 2.1.4
    • WS
    • None


      ldap bind authn for ws

      nope, i'm good with apps beating on my ldap server - it's what it's there for. if you wanna provide it as an option for others to consider - sure!


      On May 8, 2013, at 11:56 AM, Chris Hyzer

      > One thing I do is hash the authn header and keep in a cache mapped to the username for a few minutes, so it doesn't have to authn each call, do you want that in yours? Thanks,
      > Chris
      > ----Original Message----
      > From: grouper-users-request grouper-users-request On Behalf Of Michael R. Gettes
      > Sent: Wednesday, May 08, 2013 11:53 AM
      > To: Chris Hyzer
      > Cc: grouper-users
      > Subject: [grouper-users] Re: Web Services Authentication and LDAP
      > I prefer user/pass over ldapS so the ldap server does authN. Bad practice to operate on the hashed pw.
      > THANK YOU!
      > /mrg
      > On May 8, 2013, at 11:50 AM, Chris Hyzer
      > wrote:
      >> Whoops, this was my first response, but it didn't get sent
      >> I have not heard of someone doing this, if someone has, let us know.
      >> It is very easy to do though. Do you want the user/pass in the basic auth header to be used as a bind to ldap(s)? Or is it comparing a hashed password? Give me the exact details and I can help throw something together...
      >> Thanks,
      >> Chris
      >> ----Original Message----
      >> From: grouper-users grouper-users-request On Behalf Of Michael R. Gettes
      >> Sent: Wednesday, May 08, 2013 10:37 AM
      >> To: grouper-users
      >> Subject: [grouper-users] Web Services Authentication and LDAP
      >> Has anyone implemented authentication to Web Services against LDAP(S)???
      >> Would love to have this problem solved today!
      >> Thanks!
      >> /mrg




            chris.hyzer@at.internet2.edu Chris Hyzer (upenn.edu)
            chris.hyzer@at.internet2.edu Chris Hyzer (upenn.edu)
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