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ldap / OpenID authentication

asked 2013-03-21 03:51:41 -0600

jml gravatar image

Sage is great, but to use it for students it should be interesting to have the possibility to use ldap/ssl authentication in the notebook. I tried the patch proposed here:https://github.com/rmartinjak/homepage/blob/master/pages/sagenb-ldap.md on a fresh install of Sage-5.7 and it works perfectly. So when can we expect to have this kind of authentication integrated in distributed Sage ? Our course, the openssl should be installed too. Best regards.

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Glad it works!

kcrisman gravatar imagekcrisman ( 2013-03-21 04:10:14 -0600 )edit
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Apparently it is already "in" "upstream", but not packaged for Sage yet. So whenever we upgrade sagenb, this will be there.

kcrisman gravatar imagekcrisman ( 2013-03-21 06:45:44 -0600 )edit

Upstream ? So, how long should we wait for a released one ? In the latest 5.8 it's still unavailable, as far as i know. Also it's sould be be default with ssl, as a public web server SHOULD have this security, isn'it ?

jml gravatar imagejml ( 2013-03-21 06:52:07 -0600 )edit
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That is correct, it is not in 5.8. It's whenever the people who are doing that have time to package it and then include it. The ssl is not included because most people will use it personally on one machine, and because the license for openssl does not allow it to be distributed canonically with Sage, if I recall correctly.

kcrisman gravatar imagekcrisman ( 2013-03-21 10:37:10 -0600 )edit

Ok, thanks for your answers. So wait for next version may be. Meantime i tried to log with mu Google OpenID, but when i select Google it does nothing, but if i select Yahoo it send me an auth. page from yahoo. Any idea ?

jml gravatar imagejml ( 2013-03-24 23:55:53 -0600 )edit

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answered 2013-03-31 23:13:37 -0600

Jason Grout gravatar image

Just noting that the question was answered in the comments above, so that this question doesn't appear in the "unanswered" status...

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