[Systems] SL Central Login (was Re: [Systems-logs] [DNS] Sugar Labs DNS zone data branch, master, updated. 8f472af67a1177a9644675b1fd2c2af7dff2e77a)

Aleksey Lim alsroot at activitycentral.org
Wed Sep 28 13:07:31 EDT 2011

On Tue, Sep 20, 2011 at 12:42:47PM +0000, Aleksey Lim wrote:
> I think it will be useful to start settling down the question about
> common SL login system, At least the system, Sweets[1], whose testing version
> I'm hopping to publicly anounce this week, after trying to do that at
> Sep 18, will require being authed to release new sofware versions within
> this new system. For now it uses CAS on top of our LDAP but there are
> several issues:
> * to have LDAP record, people need to request for shell account (but
>   there is no need in shell account for Sweets at all, only being
>   authenticated)
> * the process to create this account is not users friendly at all
>   (email request to RT)
> I guess we need to collect all info related to central login on, e.g., [2]
> and have an infrastructure meeting to discuss how [2] might be
> implemented.
> [1] http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Platform_Team/Sweets
> [2] http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Infrastructure_Team/Central_Login

The picture I have in mind is on [2], There is an application to implement [3]
(we, with Bernie) did not manage to find ready-to-use solution.

Would be useful to polish [2] to have a consensus within systems at . Then,
push it widely to discuss and ask for [3] implementers.

[3] http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Infrastructure_Team/Central_Login#Account_management_application


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