[Systems] LDAP authentication in the wiki

Aleksey Lim alsroot at activitycentral.org
Wed Nov 9 04:27:37 EST 2011

On Wed, Nov 09, 2011 at 02:12:43AM -0500, Bernie Innocenti wrote:
> 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?

I meant wikipedia, it uses mediawiki's internal account creation system
(w/ captcha plugin Fred mentioned).

> > 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?

I renamed existed "test" account (which worked fine for "alsroot").
btw, I created ldap "test" account directly by via ldapvi.


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