[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

Re: openid support for f9?



tor, 08 11 2007 kl. 13:13 -0500, skrev Matthias Clasen:
> On Thu, 2007-11-08 at 12:54 -0500, Simo Sorce wrote:
> > On Thu, 2007-11-08 at 09:01 -0700, Richi Plana wrote:
> > > Certainly an interesting concept, but that would pull us way too far
> > > into the Internet space (as opposed to local or even private domain
> > > space). How would an openid user map to Linux in terms of UID? Would a
> > > uid be assigned on a local machine? On the domain (if the machine the
> > > person is logging into happens to be a part of a bigger network)? Does
> > > the OpenID spec have provisions for account authorization and
> > > information? There are still some UNIX-y things needed by current
> > > distributions that we have to find solutions for.
> > 
> > We have the problem of UIDs in the enterprise space right now even
> > without OpenID in the mix.
> > 
> > The problem being Posix and Linux/UNIX really are not "network-aware"
> > when it comes to identity.
> 
> This seems like an excellent occasion to point to the freeIPA project
> (wwww.freeeipa.org), which we will hopefully start to appear in Fedora
> fairly soon.

http://freeipa.org/page/Main_Page

Attachment: signature.asc
Description: Dette er en digitalt underskrevet brevdel


[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]