[Product-Developers] Single sign on across heterogenuous systems

Wichert Akkerman wichert at wiggy.net
Tue Jul 1 06:46:14 UTC 2008

Previously Martin Aspeli wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have a Plone site that will maintain a member database and content. 
> One part of the site will go off to a "white labelled" (i.e. same style 
> sheet and template) shop system hosted by a third party, on completely 
> separate infrastructure. The shop will live on shop.domain.com and the 
> Plone site on domain.com.
> I would like to support single sign-on and shared member data across 
> these two sites. In particular, users should only sign onto the Plone 
> site. When they enter the shop, they should appear logged in there if 
> they were logged into the Plone site (if they're not, there'll be a "log 
> in" link that goes back to the Plone site). Member data should only be 
> held in one place, the Plone site.

This sounds like something where CAS, possibly in combination with LDAP,
provides an out-of-the-box solution.


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