[Deploying Sakai] Configuring CAS for auth, and Kerberos for WebDAV

Laura Gekeler lgekeler at nd.edu
Wed May 4 06:40:39 PDT 2011

What about CAS with LDAP configured for WebDAV? Pros? Cons?

-----Original Message-----
From: Martin B. Smith [mailto:smithmb at ufl.edu] 
Sent: Wednesday, May 04, 2011 9:32 AM
To: Seth Theriault
Cc: Laura Gekeler; production at collab.sakaiproject.org
Subject: Re: [Deploying Sakai] Configuring CAS for auth, and Kerberos for WebDAV

On 05/04/2011 09:27 AM, Seth Theriault wrote:
> I am pretty sure the stock Kerberos provider doesn't implement a
> userExists() method. Which one are you using?
> And, what's your setting for "requireLocalAccount" in
> providers/component/src/webapp/WEB-INF/components.xml? This defaults
> should prevent the lookup behavior:
> <property name="requireLocalAccount"><value>true</value></property>
> Otherwise, this sounds like a bug that needs attention.
> Seth

We have requireLocalAccount set to false. It looks like the stock 
Kerberos provider got modified somewhere after the 2.6.0 release branch; 
we're about to upgrade to 2.7.x, where it looks to be fairly different :).

Martin B. Smith
smithmb at ufl.edu - (352) 273-1374
CNS/Open Systems Group
University of Florida

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