[Systems] LDAP authentication in the wiki

Bernie Innocenti bernie at sugarlabs.org
Wed Nov 9 02:12:43 EST 2011

On Sun, 2011-11-06 at 06:10 +0000, Aleksey Lim wrote:

> In fact, that was my initial idea. But if I got Fred right, there is an
> issue w/ easy cracking media wiki auth system to create users to spam.
> btw, if wikipedia still uses its own auth system, why not doing the same
> for SL's wiki? (but create account page on wikipedia contain things like
> graphical captcha).

Sorry, I don't understand: when you wrote "wikipedia", did you mean
mediawiki instead?

> it works for my "alsroot" ldap account but does not for "test".
> maybe it is something w/ client side LDAP settings because "test" works
> fine via CAS.

Perhaps there's already a "test" account in Mediawiki?

Bernie Innocenti
Sugar Labs Infrastructure Team

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