[Product-Developers] Re: Single sign on across heterogenuous systems

Martin Aspeli optilude at gmx.net
Tue Jul 1 07:31:44 UTC 2008

Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> 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.

You mean http://www.ja-sig.org/products/cas?

Do we have any examples of this used in Plone?



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