Changes between Version 10 and Version 11 of ActiveDirectoryAuthPlugin


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Jul 25, 2012 10:49:39 PM (2 years ago)
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sandinak
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  • ActiveDirectoryAuthPlugin

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    66The Active Directory Auth Plugin is a password store for the AccountManagerPlugin that provides authentication and groups from Active Directory.  
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    8 Users are authenticated by performing an ldap_bind against the AD server using their credentials.   
     8Users are authenticated by performing an ldap_bind against the AD server using their credentials.  The plugin will also pull the email address and display name from Active Directory and populate the `session_attribute` table.  See [http://pacopablo.com/blog/pacopablo/blog/set-assign-to-drop-down Populating ''Assign To'' Drop Down in Trac] for more information on why.  
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    1010== Groups ==  
     
    1515   - group names are lowercase and spaces are replaced with underscores. 
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    17 The Active Directory Auth plugin will also pull the email address and display name from Active Directory and populate the `session_attribute` table.  See [http://pacopablo.com/blog/pacopablo/blog/set-assign-to-drop-down Populating ''Assign To'' Drop Down in Trac] for more information on why.  
     17 See [[./GroupManagement]] for more details. 
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     19== Caching ==  
     20Given the expense of traversing the network for authorizations, a two-stage cache has been implemented.  This caches data in the database for all instances of python, and in memory for each instance; while maintaining expiration and flushing the cache(s) as necessary. See: [[./CacheManagement]] for details.  
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    1922== Bugs/Feature Requests ==