jonathan at bluesunhosting.com
Wed Jan 2 12:57:51 MST 2008
On 30 Dec 2007, at 13:17, Erik R. Jensen wrote:
> Jeff Anderson wrote:
>> If I can make any app log in to this common authentication system
>> through its own interface, it will be completely transparent to the
> Sounds to me like you are really looking for a single sign-on
> solution (SSO).
> You may want to look at
> I think these would be a better solution than trying to reinvent the
> wheel. I have been working with CAS and like it so far. It has
> clients for Apache, Java, .NET, Perl, PHP etc. and you can always
> write your own since it is open. It will authenticate against a
> number of sources and you can also create your own custom
> authentication source. There are always closed solutions too. I know
> Oracle, Sun, IBM and Novell all have single sign-on solutions if you
> want to pay for one.
Along these same lines is OpenID:
I am not sure how OpenID relates to the other CAS solutions. I just
recently started looking into this for my own uses.
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