*nix Thread, LDAP integration & Google in Technical; I remember having a conversation at BETT about LDAP integration and OSS, and the idea behind cloud services making the ...
8th July 2011, 12:36 PM #1
LDAP integration & Google
I remember having a conversation at BETT about LDAP integration and OSS, and the idea behind cloud services making the most of it... yet I cannot remember who with.
Nick Dennis (over at Felsted) are looking at *nix integration and Google, so if you have any experience or ideas (or you are the person I spoke with) a few folk would be interesting in having a chat.
Any contributions appreciated.
8th July 2011, 12:54 PM #2
We tried openLDAP on a redhat server by tying in google accounts to ldap accounts. The theory behind it was when a person logs in they had access to their gmail and googledocs and such like on our linux machines. Needless to say it did not work very well.
8th July 2011, 01:04 PM #3
use shibboleth, google supports it, as do *nixes
8th July 2011, 01:07 PM #4
Pretty complicated to setup though?
8th July 2011, 01:12 PM #5
I've read some of the manuals. I don't think the setup is all that complicated (the install is very easy) just getting head around the terminology is the problem
Originally Posted by somabc
8th July 2011, 02:33 PM #6
Ah ... Might go and check which schools are registered with UKAMF ...
8th July 2011, 04:59 PM #7
It's pretty easy to register. IIRC a while back they only accepted LA registrations but have relaxed it now, presumably in light of academies. we registered ok.
12th July 2011, 09:37 AM #8
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